At the end of December, Brazil was issued with a high alert warning surrounding a mosquito-borne virus.
The Zika virus is thought to be the cause of “microcephaly — a rare condition in which infants are born with shrunken skulls” of which […]
There have been further reports relating to the mosquito-borne virus known as Zika virus. In the northeastern part of Brazil, a concerning discovery has expectant mothers on high alert. If an infected mosquito bites an expectant mother a risk of […]Read More
It is hardly news to anyone anymore that mosquitoes have ravaging effects on the human race. This tiny, feather-weight, and buzzing bug is a force to reckon with. In general, mosquitoes are the reason behind the transmission of approximately 700 […]Read More
Dengue’s prevalence has grown in the last few decades. Many areas, where it was already endemic, have been experiencing larger outbreaks. Not only that, but it has also spread to countries that were previously unaffected. Just last year, the World […]Read More
In 2016, the outbreak of the Zika virus caused huge health concerns across the globe. The 2016 Olympics were held in Brazil, and with South America being at the heart of the epidemic it had a huge impact on travel […]Read More
We all know about the threat of mosquito-borne disease, but do we know just how serious it is? With the impact that climate change is having on the globe, it could expose half of the world to the likes of Dengue […]Read More
Are you traveling to Zika risk area?
If you are off on an adventure this year to another part of the globe, are you up to date on the latest news when it comes to mosquito-borne diseases and how to protect yourself? One […]
Diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes have risen significantly in the United States over the last 10 years. There has been a huge increase in the number of reported cases of Lyme disease, a tick-borne virus caused by a bacteria […]Read More
Mosquitoes are the most deadly creature on this planet. They are responsible for the transmission of many diseases, and some of these, such as Malaria, are fatal. But what exactly is a mosquito-borne disease?
What does mosquito-borne disease mean?
A mosquito-borne disease […]