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West Nile Virus

A seven-year-old in Kerala has been detected with the West Nile Virus. The central government has sent the team to the state and is monitoring the case closely. What is West Nile Virus? West Nile Virus is a viral infection which typically spread by mosquitoes and results in neurological disease as well as death in ..

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2018 World Mosquito Day (WMD)

The World Mosquito Day (WMD) is observed every year on August 20 to raise awareness regarding what all causes malaria and ways to prevent it. The day also observed to mark British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’ 1897 landmark discovery that female mosquitoes “Anopheles” transmit malaria to humans. This discovery laid foundations for scientists across the ..

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2018 World Malaria Day (WMD)

The World Malaria Day (WMD) is observed every year on April 25 to recognize global efforts to control malaria, which affects and claims millions of lives annually. Malaria is caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. According to the World Malaria Report 2017 released by World ..

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World Mosquito Day (WMD) observed on 20 August

The World Mosquito Day (WMD) is observed every year on August 20 is to raise awareness about the threat of malaria and other diseases transmitted by one of the world’s deadliest killers – the mosquito. The day also marks the historic discovery by British doctor Sir Ronald Ross in 1897 that female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit ..

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India to boost Dengue Vaccine Research under Indo-US Vaccine Action Programme

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), which functions under Ministry of Science & Technology is supporting the research on dengue vaccine under the aegis of Indo-US Vaccine Action Programme (VAP) and the Vaccine Grand Challenge Programme (VGCP). All efforts are being taken to come out with a safe, efficacious and inexpensive dengue vaccine. For this purpose, ..

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