August 09, 2022 10:43 am
The available research indicates blood type, bacteria on our feet and body chemicals as factors that make some of us more attractive to mosquitoes than others. But stay away from every kind of bite this dengue season, says Dr Laxman Jessani, Consultant, Infectious Disease Specialist, Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai
April 16, 2022 2:18 am
Sources said that the Mohali civic body will impose the fine under three categories — residential and under construction residential sites (to be fined at Rs 200), constructed and under constructed commercial sites (to be fined at Rs 500), and constructed and under construction malls and multiplexes (to be fined at Rs 1000).
December 17, 2021 1:10 pm
The researchers put their Terminator-like creation in a tank together with mosquitofish and tadpoles. When a mosquitofish approached a tadpole, the robot would lurch forward, as if to strike.
November 03, 2021 8:12 am
The rainwater-fed Singh Nullah passes through Sectors 1, 2, 4, 12, 12 A and the Industrial Area, Phase I, before going towards Zirakpur.
November 01, 2021 5:59 pm
The trial results showed that deploying mosquitoes with Wolbachia reduced dengue cases by as much as 77% and hospitalisations by up to 86%.
June 11, 2021 6:25 am
In 2020, Mumbai’s malaria case tally crossed 11,000, up from 8,868 cases in 2019.
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.
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.
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
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.