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Scientists have found that a single genetic mutation causes mosquitoes to develop resistance to DDT and to insecticides used in anti-malaria nets.
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Nazi German scientists secretly planned to breed `super-mosquitoes` infested with malaria that could be air-dropped into enemy territory during World War II, a researcher has claimed.
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A rare 46-million-year-old mosquito fossil containing dried animal blood in its belly has been discovered for the first time in a Montana riverbed in the US.
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When dengue advances into the critical stage it can result in bleeding, low levels of blood platelets or dangerously low blood pressure.
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Over 60,000 households have failed an inspection against mosquito breeding.
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An alarming 142 cases of dengue have been detected in August in the city, the highest this year, prompting the municipal bodies to step up preventive measures.
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Authorities Tuesday confirmed 50 new cases of dengue in Odisha.
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In 2010, malaria caused 46,800 deaths in India, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 16:16
The Bihar Legislative Council today discussed the growing mosquito menace with a member seeking sterilisation of mosquitoes.
Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 18:33
To ward off dengue and malaria fever, people in Jharkhand`s Bokaro district are offering prayers to the `mosquito god` to seek a shield against the life-threatening mosquito-borne diseases.
Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 18:18
The number of dengue patients continues to go up in the national capital, with 36 new cases Friday, official data said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 19:16
Jatropha curcas, a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs, contains insect-repelling compounds, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found.
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