An alarming surge in the number of infants born with brain disoders linked to mosquito-borne virus forced Brazilian authorities to declare nationwide state of emergency and advice women to postpone pregnancy plans.
Recently published WHO Malaria Report revealed that malaria-caused fatalities dropped to almost half in Africa with Swaziland leading the progress in the region.
Scientists have created mutant mosquitos that could potentially eradicate malaria.
Around ten thousand mosquitos immunized against dengue fever have been released in Rio, Brazil, who will combat dengue by curbing the spread of the tropical viral sickness, biologists said Thursday.
There are five factors that can increase one's likelihood of getting bitten by mosquitos.
Researchers found that malaria parasites communicate to each other within the human body in order to increase each other's chances of being transmitted to another human via mosquitoes.