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NDMC challans AIIMS for not taking dengue preventive measures

NDMC challans AIIMS for not taking dengue preventive measures

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:15

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital here has been challaned by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for failing to take preventive measures to check breeding of mosquitoes.

Malaria makes you smell delicious to mosquitoes

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:41

Malaria may alter the way people smell to make them more alluring to mosquitoes, according to a new finding that can help detect the deadly disease non-invasively through body odour.

Researchers differentiate yellow fever, malaria mosquitoes by gene mapping

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:47

The Virginia Tech entomologists have created a chromosome map that can help distinguish between yellow fever and malaria mosquitoes in order to prevent the disease.

Scientists modify mosquitoes to produce only males as new method to eradicate malaria

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:45

Scientists modify mosquitoes to produce only males as new method to eradicate malaria

Mobile phone data helps combat malaria more effectively

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:13

Researchers from the University of Southampton and the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) have used mobile phone data to help combat malaria more effectively in Namibia.

New breakthrough for tailor made drugs to fight malaria

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 17:13

New breakthrough for tailor made drugs to fight malaria

Brazil releases genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 04:10

Even as the vector-borne diseases (VBDs) have now become a global public health threat, Brazil has reportedly released the world’s largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue.

Targeting sperm in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes can help combat malaria

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 15:27

In a new method to fight against malaria, researchers have suggested that reducing the fertility of malaria-carrying mosquitoes can serve as an effective new method to fight against the disease.

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