Two months after Angola had declared an end to yellow fever, Congot finally followed after aggressive vaccination campaigns last year.
After four patients travelled to Uganda, they were treated with malaria drugs last year. After a year, malaria returned and showed signs of resistance to the drugs.
Brazil is now experiencing another mosquito-borne illness outbreak. Health officials confirmed that there are 47 cases of Yellow fever and 25 people have died.
Cattle and cattle sheds play huge roles in the persistence of Malaria in India.
New species of invasive tropical mosquitoes alarms Florida. People in Homestead, Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale are on the lookout.
The research involved to stop transmission of dengue in mosquitoes has hit a snag.
A genetically engineered malaria vaccine shows promise as a potent and effective vaccine against the potentially fatal disease.
Mosquitoes are blood-sucking insects that can bring disease from their painful stings. Here are natural ways to keep them away.
Malaria is one of the most dreaded disease that affects hundreds of millions of people with more than 500,000 dying from it annually. And the most disheartening part of it all is that includes innocent children aged 5 and below as singled out in a study from University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
Florida health officials issue warning to tourists amid a statewide Zika surge and declared a public health emergency across 9 affected counties.
The World Health Organization has recently announced its support for experiments for genetically modified mosquitoes to fight off Zika surge.
A new kind of malarial parasite has been discovered, which shows that the illness infects most East Coast white-tailed deer.
The first-ever US case of a baby born with brain defect linked to mosquito-borne Zika virus was reported in Hawaii but infection could have likely occurred in Brazil where the mother stayed last year prompting US health officials to issue a travel alert informing pregnant women to avoid visiting a number of Caribbean and Latin American countries and territories with high rates of serious birth defects caused by mosquitoes.
Local health officials in Hawaii confirmed 182 reported cases of dengue fever- the state’s largest dengue outbreak since World War II.
The West Nile virus is taking a toll on the native bird population within the United States, a new study found.