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General Information about Mosquito Diseases

Mosquito Diseases - A Detailed Feature
But however secure and well-regulated civilized life may become, bacteria, Protozoa, viruses, infected fleas, lice, ticks, mosquitoes, and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows ready to pounce when neglect, poverty, famine, or war lets down the defenses.
-Hans Zinsser, 1934

They are malaria, filaria, dengue, brain fever and yellow fever. Yellow fever is caused by mosquitoes in jungle areas in parts of Africa and South America.

In India, malaria, filaria and dengue are the most prevalent diseases spread by mosquitoes. Over two million cases of malaria alone are reported. Even more astonishing is the fact that India spends 100 million dollars on malaria. In spite of spending so much, the diseases continue to explode from time to time.

The reason is that these mosquitoes develop resistance to medicines and chemicals. Hence fighting mosquitoes and the diseases spread by them is a continuous process. Eradication of mosquitoes is the only way to protect mankind. Is it possible?

The mosquito borne diseases are no more downmarket diseases, since you find them in boardroom, in the lifts, in the cars, in the theatres, in the golf clubs, etc. However it is also not to be forgotten that mosquitoes and mosquito borne diseases are the result of low hygiene and sanitation in the downmarket areas and poor insect control in the upmarket areas.

A bond for life...
Mosquito borne diseases are prevalent in more than 100 countries, infecting 300-500 million people and causing about 1 million deaths every year. In India, more than 40 million people suffer from mosquito diseases annually. There are a number of diseases borne by mosquitoes. They are malaria, filaria, dengue, brain fever and yellow fever. Yellow fever is caused by mosquitoes in jungle areas in parts of Africa and South America.


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Is there any vaccine avaiable for Filaria?
Subha_NIT Monday, August 05, 2013
can we have a anti virus for dengu
darshani Wednesday, July 18, 2012
what are the symptoms when you have Filaria?
dhanusha Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Mosquitoes are the number one enemy of public health because they are vectors of a lot of diseases such as malaria and dengue. That's why it is really important that we eradicate them. Numerous studies have been done against mosquitoes. There are insecticides and organic insecticides to kill them.
ennairam_23 Tuesday, February 01, 2011
If mosquitoes can carry and transmit a virus the size of the Malaria virus, why do they not also carry and transmit a much smaller virus called HIV? Medicos poo poo this idea. If the insects don't transmit and carry Aids then should the filtering mechanism be closely studied?
Wynnr Thursday, February 17, 2011
First off malaria is a parasite, not a virus. The parasite goes developmental stages within the mosquitos gut. The parasite migrates to the mouthparts of the mosquito to be spread to another person. Viruses don't do this.
ParasiteRex Saturday, April 21, 2012
what are the symptoms when you have dengue?
aprilgold Saturday, September 11, 2010
You first need to do is go to the hospital first as soon as possible then take some antibiotic medicine. First keep in your mind that clean your home from all poor insect control areas.
p.creation Sunday, November 28, 2010
what are the medicines available in India for Filaria treatment

deepika.k Friday, December 04, 2009
please more information about dengue fever
dr.rizwan Monday, July 27, 2009
is there any disease that a mosquito could carry that causes almost immediet paleness in parts of the body such as the arms? please someone reply back i need to know
imperialdramon Friday, June 19, 2009
is it true that a stagnant water in a small container added with one or two drops of dishwasher lime liquid could kill the mosquitoes?
mosbuster Sunday, April 19, 2009
due to mosquitoes i get a lot of proejts on it but now my problems are solved due to you so i thank you
trambak Monday, February 09, 2009

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