When we get bitten by a mosquito, why does it itch so much?

Mosquito bites create a break in the skin which in turn activates our immune system to protect us. The mosquito’s saliva is recognised as an unknown substance which needs to be flushed out. The swelling around the bite is caused by histamine, which is produced by the immune system. The result is a swelling around …

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Symptoms of dengue fever

India is one of the most infected countries when it comes to mosquito borne diseases such as Dengue. Dengue fever is caused by the Aedes mosquito which is carrying the Dengue virus. This is a virus which cannot be transmitted from one person to another but is transmitted only from a mosquito. Even the mosquitoes …

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