mosquito-borne diseases

Time to declare a health emergency over dengue surge

Lack of comprehensive, sustained efforts to control dengue may prove disastrous

Can we contain the dengue epidemic?

Preventive measures must be taken immediately and rigorously

A danger lurking in the shadows

Authorities, residents should take measures to prevent a dengue wave post-Eid

Early action key to dengue control

Lessons from past years must reflect in decisions by relevant authorities

Don’t let dengue ravage us again

Authorities must learn from last year’s botched response, and start early preparation

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 mosquitoes spread can result in bouts of debilitating fever, nausea and vomiting, compromising immune systems and disrupting economies. The WHO South-East Asia Region is particularly affected.

July 17, 2023
July 17, 2023

Time to declare a health emergency over dengue surge

Lack of comprehensive, sustained efforts to control dengue may prove disastrous

July 10, 2023
July 10, 2023

Can we contain the dengue epidemic?

Preventive measures must be taken immediately and rigorously

June 25, 2023
June 25, 2023

A danger lurking in the shadows

Authorities, residents should take measures to prevent a dengue wave post-Eid

May 18, 2023
May 18, 2023

Early action key to dengue control

Lessons from past years must reflect in decisions by relevant authorities

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Don’t let dengue ravage us again

Authorities must learn from last year’s botched response, and start early preparation

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 mosquitoes spread can result in bouts of debilitating fever, nausea and vomiting, compromising immune systems and disrupting economies. The WHO South-East Asia Region is particularly affected.

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