mosquito

June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017

Murphy's Brother-in-Law

The red marks on my three month old's face are definitely not mosquito bites. And mosquitoes are something we are REALLY scared of.

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

Fighting mosquito menace

The health and family welfare ministry in association with the two Dhaka city corporations organised a 'symbolic' awareness campaign on Saturday

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

Monsoon and the mosquito menace

Mosquitoes are a pest with no equal. Though not all mosquitoes transmit life-threatening diseases, those that do kill approximately 725,000 people worldwide every year. When not fatal, the diseases...

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

Facts behind Zika virus alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has since spread to many countries in the Americas.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

Mosquitoes go out of control

City dwellers have been facing severe mosquito problems for the last couple of weeks, as the two city corporations have failed to take

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

S America holds crisis meeting as Zika 'nightmare' spreads

South American health ministers hold an emergency meeting on slowing the spread of the Zika virus, dubbed a "nightmare" by hard-hit Brazil, where it is blamed for brain damage in babies.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Low Zika risk for Bangladesh

Risk of Zika virus infection in Bangladesh is low as the countries affected by the mosquito-borne disease are far away, an expert said here yesterday.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Risk for Zika virus infection in Bangladesh low: Experts

Risk for Zika virus infection in Bangladesh is low as the countries affected by the mosquito-borne disease are far away, experts says.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

Drones to catch mosquitoes, predict epidemics

To prevent epidemics, American tech compnay Microsoft is developing autonomous drones that collect mosquitoes to look for early signs of potentially harmful viruses being spread by them.