Mosquitos can transmit malaria and the Zika virus. Climate change and the arrival of new mosquito species mean that Europe might soon be at risk. Researchers are investigating whether that’s likely to happen
Malaria, dengue fever, zika — mosquitoes aren't just annoying when they buzz around your ear at night, they can also infect us with countless illnesses. On World Mosquito Day, here are some of the most dangerous ones.
Humans and mosquitoes are at war. Diseases carried by the insects kill more than half a million people yearly. But scientists could weaponize mosquitoes in the fight against the illnesses they spread.
Health officials in Serbia have reported new deaths of the West Nile virus, where over 200 people are confirmed to be infected. The disease has also claimed lives in several EU countries.
Myanmar has detected its first case of the Zika infection. A pregnant foreign woman has been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus.
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