Authorities in India's southern Kerala region have issued a statewide alert after a case of the Zika virus was confirmed, officials said Friday.
26 Jan 2020
There is hope in the horizon that malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases could soon be wiped out.
18 Nov 2019
Mosquito-Borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, West Nile virus, chikungunya, yellow fever, filariasis and Zika may soon become history, as scientists have developed a technique that sterilises male mosquitoes....
14 Aug 2019
Mosquitoes can harbor thousands of malaria-causing parasites in their bodies, yet while slurping blood from a victim, they transmit just a tiny fraction of them.
17 Oct 2018
India has reported an outbreak of the Zika virus with 80 confirmed cases since last month including 22 pregnant women in the western state of Rajasthan, officials said Wednesday.
16 Oct 2018
Zika virus outbreak in India is turning out to be worse in 2018, with 72 people being diagnosed with the infection, a senior health official said on Tuesday.
4 Sep 2018
Researchers investigating the pathogens that transmit Zika virus, dengue, chikungunya or yellow fever would heave a sigh of relief, as a new diagnostic tool that detects these microorganisms has been developed.
26 Jul 2018
Four years after the first Ebola case was reported in Nigeria on July 20, 2014, several researches are ongoing to discover cure as well as prevent further infectious disease outbreaks and epidemics in Africa. Nigeria has been charged to strengthen efforts to avert emerging or reemerging pathogens of Lassa fever, Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), Ebola…
24 Jan 2018
The National Environment Agency’s (NEA) on Wednesday warned that the Zika virus has resurfaced in Singapore.
20 Nov 2017
A new collaborative study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) and UC San Diego School of Medicine, United States (U.S.), has found that a medication...
1 Aug 2017
Kissing is unlikely to pass on the Zika virus, which is harmless for most people but can cause severe brain damage in unborn children, a study with monkeys showed Monday.
3 Jul 2017
A deadly mosquito-borne pandemic poses a greater threat to humankind than global war, billionaire Bill Gates warns.