The dengue infection tally stood at 3,044 till 18 November, and 279 more cases have been recorded since then till 25 November
The genetically modified mosquitos have the ability to slow the growth of malaria-causing parasites in their gut, an innovation that can help prevent transmission of the disease to humans
Researchers from the Institute for Disease Modeling at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have developed a model that can aid in the eradication of malaria. Read more.
To protect yourself and your family, it is important to protect yourself from getting bitten by female anopheles and Aedes mosquitoes
Awareness campaigns are also central to fighting vivax malaria
The summit for Commonwealth heads of state in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, is the culmination of a series of meetings earlier in the week that have reported some success in efforts to improve the lives of people in the 54-nation bloc
Malaria is a common life-threatening disease which is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium and is transmitted in humans by the bite of a female anopheles mosquito
A new study covering 204 countries showed that at least 1.2 million people died in 2019 due to drug-resistant bacterial infections, ahead of both HIV and malaria
Approval of the RTS,S/AS01 vaccine, which goes by the name Mosquirix, provides a “glimmer of hope” for Africa, according to Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa.
Doctors suggested that instead of the standard approach, where one or two other drugs are used in combination with artemisinin, doctors should now use three, as is often done in treating tuberculosis and HIV.
The control of these diseases remains difficult, which leads to straining an already struggling medical infrastructure
COVID-19 pandemic has 'devastating' impact on fight against HIV, TB and malaria in 2020, says Global Fund
The fund calculated that around 4.7 million people were treated for TB in 2020, around one million fewer than in 2019
This year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the theme of World Mosquito Day 2021 is “Reaching the zero-malaria target”
In the 1940s, the country would have 30 million cases of the disease annually.
India has seen the largest drop in the number of malaria cases, falling from some 20 million in 2000 to around 5.6 million in 2019.
Scientists have long known that most of those fevers and deaths occur during the rainy months when mosquitoes abound.
It was discovered that people who had one copy of the Dantu gene had 40 percent protection against malaria and those with two copies of Dantu gene had 70 percent protection against the disease.
Delhi govt to tackle vector-borne disease with #10Hafte10Baje10Din anti-dengue campaign from 1 September
According to a municipal report released on Monday, At least 48 cases of malaria and 41 of dengue have been reported till 15 August.
Thawing ground brings once frozen microorganisms, organic material and other particles to the surface that were locked away for millennia.
The chemical is the first novel insect repellent introduced since 2009, and can also fight resistance to many common insect repellents seen today.