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Diseases - Vector Borne

A vector-borne disease is one in which the pathogenic microorganism is transmitted from an infected individual to another individual by an arthropod or other agent, sometimes with other animals serving as intermediary hosts. The transmission depends upon the attributes and requirements of at least three different living organisms: the pathologic agent, either a virus, protozoa, bacteria, or helminth (worm); the vector, which are commonly arthropods such as ticks or mosquitoes; and the human host

Mosquito Coil – A Deadly Insect Repellent

Mutant mosquitoes lose their appetite for humans

Video 1: Aedes aegypti orco mutants are attracted to a DEET-treated human arm

Wolbachia bacteria, green, infect the ovaries of the malaria-transmitting mosquito Anopheles stephensi.

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Grab your bug repellent: Indiana expecting bumper crop of mosquitoes

The gallinipper is a heavyweight in the mosquito world. It grows to roughly the size of a quarter, bites through clothing and pays no mind to most bug repellents—and it loves Florida.

Mosquitoes and Deet


National Dengue Prevention Week concludes on Feb13 in Sri Lanka

Global travellers warned of spike in dengue fever. Generic TV still of close-up of black mosquito biting human skin.

How the dengue virus makes a home in the city

Dengue mosquito measures revealed. The Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads dengue.

NY Health Commissioner: Avoid Mosquito Bites - Pleasantville-Briarcliff Manor, NY Patch

Sustain gains, save lives, invest in malaria. This is the theme of World Malaria Day 2012, which represents a critical point in the global battle aimed towards the total eradication of malaria and a future of zero malaria-related deaths. Ambitious

Malaria is turning drug resistant, incurable: Report --- DEET is also less effective over the last 10 years. Try a natural bug repellent