How to Protect Yourself From Dengue

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral disease that claims at least 10,000 victims every year. Caused by the dengue virus, it is transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. Most people infected have mild or no symptoms. About 1 in 4 people infected with dengue will get sick. Mild symptoms of dengue may …

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Tips to protect yourself from mosquitoes while travelling

Over the years, mosquitoes have gone from bothersome pests to feared disease-carriers and a worldwide concern.  Responsible for over one million people die from mosquito-borne illnesses each year, they carry some of the most serious and sometimes fatal diseases including Zika virus, Malaria, Dengue, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, and West Nile Virus.  Mosquitoes are certainly …

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Mosquito Repellent 101: How to Pick The Perfect Repellent for You and Your Family

Indian summers and monsoons are a tricky and sticky affair. The heat and humidity are unbearable, but letting the cool air in is not an option thanks to the overactive mosquitoes.  What makes the over 3,500 species of mosquitoes even more harmful are the bacteria, viruses and parasites they transmit, thereby becoming carriers of life-threatening …

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Myths Surrounding Mosquito Repellents You Need To Stop Believing Now

Mosquitoes have had a long and distinct history with the human race. Like human civilization it too has evolved and adapted causing many diseases, the deadliest of them being Malaria. From the Greeks to the Romans and Egyptian all ancient civilizations have dreaded this tiny killer. People have tried to find different methods to deal …

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Enjoy Mosquito Free Monsoon

The monsoon season is probably one of the most awaited seasons in a city like Delhi, as it brings with it a welcome breath of fresh air and some respite from the extreme temperatures. While existing research suggests that mosquitoes do have a weakness for the O positive blood group, it doesn’t mean these feisty …

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