1-Mosquitoes make number one on the list of deadliest animal in world. This small blood-sucking insect kills over a million people each year worldwide. It can spread diseases, most notably malaria. It can also spread elephantiasis, yellow fever, and West Nile virus. Mosquitoes are found in abundance in tropical areas and can also survive the winter in countries with lower temperatures such as Canada.
Bed nets have cut the spread of malaria, but mosquitoes are evolving resistance to them by changing their behavior.
The mosquito kills nearly 750,000 people each year. Malaria is the cause for the majority of these deaths, but a Zika outbreak has the Americas scared of this insect. This is how the insect spreads disease to its victims. http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/article60637386.html
The fake drugs widely available in Myanmar, a threat to public health, an obstacle to combating the spread of malaria and part of a global trade worth $75 billion.
Viagra could be key to preventing the spread of malaria
Ledyard native’s work could help stop spread of diseases - The Zika virus and Malaria are two big diseases. 34-year-old scientist Judith Ronau, of Ledyard, is researching ways to stop them from spreading. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/20170410/ledyard-natives-work-could-help-stop-spread-of-diseases #CT #LedyardCT #Connecticut #Science #Disease #Zika #Malaria
The World Health Organization and others recognize efforts to control and reduce the spread of malaria world wide. Our papers are filled with advertisements for tonics and other cures, but this article from 1916 correctly identifies quinine as a useful treatment. Do you know what else quinine can be found in? From The Pensacola journal June 15, 1916.