We all know what a mosquito is, but the name mosquito actually tends to be used in other contexts, too. So let’s look at the word mosquito more closely.
In the last couple of years the world has gotten to know Aedes aegypti mosquitoes quite well, thanks to Zika virus. But this species of mosquitoes already has long history of doing harm, because they have been the culprit for multiple different historic events.
Malaria medication or antimalarials is the main thing that will protect you from getting malaria in places that are known for malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Malaria is one of the deadliest mosquito-borne diseases, which is why it is important to look at how malaria came to be, because that can provide answers about how to best combat it.
A specific treatment or vaccine for Zika is yet to be developed, so we present you with info on how to protect yourself against mosquitoes to avoid the virus.
Recently there have been many reports in the news about something called Zika virus spreading in South America and because there is an increase in cases when newborns are born with serious neurological problems this virus is linked as a possible cause for this problem. Although this virus was already known as one of many… Continue reading
Mosquitoes are probably the worst part of summer because as much as we want to just enjoy the summer and relax outdoors mosquitoes tend to ruin our fun by biting us. And because mosquitoes tend to carry diseases such as yellow fever, malaria and chikungunya virus there is a chance that we can get infected… Continue reading
Mosquitoes aren’t our friends in fact most people hate them not only for the damage they do biting us and leaving red bumps that we cannot stop scratching but also because of the sound they make which is truly annoying and unpleasant. So we are determined to eliminate them and to protect ourselves from them… Continue reading
One of the better known mosquito species is the aedes aegypti mosqito or better known as the yellow fever mosquito.
Anopheles is a genus of mosquito that is best know for transmitting the dangerous malaria. We look at Anophele mosquito species, habits, breeding, development and transmitted diseases of these mosquitoes.