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Mosquito Borne Diseases

Only Eight Per Cent Of Malaria Cases Diagnosed In India, Says WHO Report

Explained: How Scientists Are Genetically modifying Mosquitoes To Reduce Malaria

Scientists have genetically modified mosquitoes to slow the growth of malaria-causing parasites in their guts — an advancement that can help prevent transmission of the disease to humans.

07 October 2022

48 Cases Of Dengue In Delhi This Year: Civic Body

According to the civic report on vector-borne diseases released on Monday, a total of 48 dengue cases have been recorded this year till March 12.


No Fresh Cases Of Dengue In Delhi In Last 1 Week: Civic Body

As per the civic report on vector-borne diseases released on Monday, a total of 33 dengue cases have been recorded this year till February 12.


People sleeping inside mosquito nets.

NGOs Play Crucial Role In Supporting Private, Public Sectors Toward Malaria Elimination

The fight to end malaria requires an active engagement of both the public and the private sectors as well as policymakers, communities, and individuals. Non-governmental organisations and not-for-profit groups also have a...

06 October 2022

Delhi Dengue Cases (Representational Image)

42 Cases Of Dengue Reported In Delhi Till March 5: Civic Body

The three fresh cases have been reported in the first week of March.


33 Dengue Cases In Delhi, 10 In Feb: Civic Body

Last year, 9,613 dengue cases, the highest number of cases of the vector-borne disease recorded in the national capital in a year since 2015, and 23 deaths were reported.

07 February 2022

Representative image of climate change

Explained: How Climate Change Can Fuel The Next Pandemic

A recent study found that habitats of 3,139 species would shift because of climate change, driving spillover events 4,000 times.

12 May 2022

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Delhi HC Directs Local Bodies To Constitute Task Forces To Control Mosquito Breeding

"You want to put the entire blame on excessive rain. That means we are then left to the Gods. That is only giving excuses," it said.

24 December 2021

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01 December 2021
Delhi High Court Pulls Up Muncipal Corporation On Doubling Of Dengue Cases

Delhi High Court Pulls Up Muncipal Corporation On Doubling Of Dengue Cases

The bench said dengue cases have doubled and if all the officials are working toward one goal, how is it that the numbers have doubled, or is it that the...


30 November 2021
Government Tells Rajya Sabha,

Government Tells Rajya Sabha, "It Cannot Be Said That Dengue, Malaria, Kala-Azar Spreading In India"

"The case fatality rate has remained at an extremely low level of 0.1 per cent since 2019,"


22 November 2021
Dengue Cases In Delhi Mount To Over 7,100 This Year; 5,600 Cases Recorded In November Alone

Dengue Cases In Delhi Mount To Over 7,100 This Year; 5,600 Cases Recorded In November Alone

On November 15, the city had recorded a cumulative total of 5,277 dengue cases, making it the highest number of cases of the vector-borne disease recorded in...


30 July 2021
Beware! These Monsoon Maladies Are Deadlier Than Covid-19

Beware! These Monsoon Maladies Are Deadlier Than Covid-19

Every year, the onset of monsoons brings with itself a host of diseases. A little carelessness about the symptoms of some of them proves to be life-threatening.


27 February 2021
Watch: Mosquitos Swarming Together In The Shape Of 'Tornado' In Buenos Aires

Watch: Mosquitos Swarming Together In The Shape Of 'Tornado' In Buenos Aires

The viral video of this unusual scene, was by a motorist on Route 74, has left netizens awestruck


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01 December 2020
India Recorded Largest Reductions In Malaria Cases In South-East Asia: WHO

India Recorded Largest Reductions In Malaria Cases In South-East Asia: WHO

Malaria deaths in India declined from about 29,500 in 2000 to about 7700 last year, the World Malaria Report 2020 said.


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