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Mosquito Bite Symptoms

from mirror

Mosquitoes can leave you with flesh-eating bug that causes 'zombie' ulcers

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: The bug is spread through mosquito bites and often does…

from the Guardian

Fears of global yellow fever epidemic grow as vaccine stocks dwindle

"A last-ditch effort to prevent yellow fever spreading through Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and potentially developing into a global epidemic is to be launched using vaccines containing a fifth of the normal dose because the global stockpile is so low. Yellow fever is frequently lethal, killing half of those who develop severe symptoms. It is transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is also responsible for the spread of Zika virus. There is a vaccine."

from BBC News

Zika outbreak: What you need to know

An alarming and disturbing infection linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains is spreading through the Americas.

from Healthinnovations

Scientists discover exact receptor for DEET that repels mosquitoes.

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Key interventions to control malaria include: prompt and effective treatment with artemisinin-based combination therapies; use of insecticidal nets by people at risk; and indoor residual spraying with insecticide to control the vector mosquitoes.