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Washington [US], April 24 (ANI): The yellow fever mosquito spreads multiple untreatable viruses in humans. Thankfully, researchers at The Ohio State University may have found a way to squash the pesky population in its juvenile stages.
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Washington [US], April 19 (ANI): The yellow fever mosquito was a species native only to Africa before being mistakenly introduced to the new world due to the slave trade in the 16th century.
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Washington [US], March 27 (ANI): Scientists from Johns Hopkins Medicine have found the process that makes mosquitoes able to ignore common insect repellents.
Washington [US], March 23 (ANI): Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists have uncovered the process that makes mosquitoes able to ignore common insect repellents.
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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 14 (ANI): To prevent the breeding of mosquitoes in water bodies, Chennai Corporation is using drones to spray mosquito larvicide.
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Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 27 (ANI): With the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath got the people of Uttar Pradesh rid of mosquitoes and mafias, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday.
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Washington [US], February 13 (ANI): A new research led by scientists at the University of Washington has indicated that a common mosquito species (after detecting a tell-tale gas that we exhale) flies toward specific colours, including red, orange, black and cyan. The mosquitoes ignore other
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Kochi (Kerala) [India], February 12 (ANI): A 62-year-old retired employee from Cochin Port Trust's fire service department is fighting alone against the mosquito menace in Kochi by spraying insecticides in his morning walk daily.
Washington [US], February 7 (ANI): The tiny looking mosquitoes that hum a tune every time they cross our ears are vectors of some of the most dangerous diseases known to mankind. Now, new research led by scientists at the University of Washington indicates that a common mosquito species (aft
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Tanzania [East Africa], February 3 (ANI): Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. Now, for the first time, a 22-year study in Tanzania has said that bed nets saved lives in the long run, whi
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Baltimore (Maryland) [US], January 27 (ANI): One of the most common diseases transmitted by mosquitoes is undoubtedly, Malaria. The malaria parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes to humans through mosquito bites that release parasites into the person's blood. Now, a study has found how the in
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Copenhagen [Denmark], November 29 (ANI): Every year, about half a million kids die due to malaria in Africa. It is a deadly disease that has spread globally and is caused by malaria-infected mosquitoes.