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Vector-borne diseases climbing northwards in Nepal

Patients lining up for dengue test and treatment at Teku Hospital. Mosquitoes were rare in the Kathmandu valley until 20 years ago. The infection of vector-borne diseases, once thought to be limited to the lowland Terai region, has risen higher and even reached highland areas in recent years. And this is a major challenge for … Read more

World Mosquito Day 2022: List of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite | Health

The World Mosquito Day is marked annually on August 20 to raise awareness of the dangers of malaria-carrying mosquitoes and throw a spotlight on ongoing efforts in the fight against the world’s deadliest creature. The global day commemorates the 1897 discovery by British doctor Sir Ronald Ross that female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans … Read more