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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation steps up drive against mosquito breeding

June 11, 2021 6:25 am

In 2020, Mumbai’s malaria case tally crossed 11,000, up from 8,868 cases in 2019.

After Delhi HC rap, MCDs take steps to tackle mosquito menace

May 27, 2021 3:10 am

All health workers diverted to other tasks will be brought back to anti-mosquito operations, the civic bodies said.

HC takes note of mosquito infestation in Delhi, asks authorities to act

May 24, 2021 9:07 pm

“If the mosquito infestation is not contained urgently, with the ongoing Cocid-19 pandemic the rise of such vector-borne diseases would lead to myriad problems and complexities,” HC added.

What happens when a human and a mosquito take matters to court

December 20, 2020 5:51 pm

How sleeplessness caused by the insect's drawl and blood loss owing to their bites – mosquitoes suck iron for their babies – leave a man unable to function, affecting his livelihood

World Mosquito Day 2019: Plants that can help ward off the insects

August 20, 2019 1:23 pm

Human contempt for the species goes as far back as 1897, when Sir Ronald Ross — a British medical doctor — discovered the link between mosquitoes and malaria transmission.

14 Ayurvedic ways to protect your child from mosquito bites

May 16, 2019 12:43 pm

National Dengue Day 2019: Maintain proper hygiene in and around your house. Most important is to check stagnant water from accumulating near the house.

New yellow fever transmitted by mosquitos in Congo capital: WHO

June 09, 2016 10:28 am

This was the second case of the disease transmitted inside the country, following a case in April, WHO said.

Mosquito menace in Pune city

February 26, 2016 4:26 am

The residents have been complaining that the plant has covered the entire Mula river, and this is leading to breeding of mosquitoes in the region.

Asian tiger mosquitoes spotted in Paris

August 20, 2015 5:21 pm

Tests by the health agency and city authorities confirmed they were Asian tiger mosquitoes.

Dramatic reduction in malaria deaths: WHO

December 09, 2014 4:57 pm

Malaria deaths have dropped dramatically since 2000 as more people are treated and started take precautions also.