Singapore officials went door-to-door Monday to wipe out mosquitoes after the discovery of 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus.
Workers are making an unusual product: genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue fever at Oxitec.
The mosquito-born chikungunya virus is spreading into Central America, health authorities there say, after outbreaks in several Caribbean nations.
Population of mosquitoes in and around Atyrau has increased significantly making the mosquito problem more tangible then ever.
Anopheles claviger, a malaria mosquito species uncommon for Kazakhstan, has been spotted in the wetlands near Astana.
Complex genetic interaction between the mosquito and the virus that causes dengue fever lie at the spread of this dangerous disease.
A prototype vaccine for dengue notched up the best success yet against the disease but failed to protect against all its viral strains.
The US is experiencing the worst outbreak of West Nile virus since the mosquito-borne disease was first detected in 1999, health officials said Wednesday.
Behind air-tight doors in a lab in a southern French city, scientists in protective coveralls wage war against a fingernail-sized danger.
Brazil will breed huge numbers of genetically modified mosquitoes to help stop the spread of dengue fever, an illness that has already struck nearly 500,000 people this year nationwide.
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