Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guppy fish proven to be cheap, effective tool in fight against dengue

Larvae-eating guppy fish can help combat the spread of dengue, a mosquito-borne illness giving rise to hundreds of thousands of severe cases including 20,000 deaths worldwide every year, according to a trial study by the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Jamaica steps up efforts to combat dengue fever

(AP)—Jamaica is stepping up mosquito eradication across the island and urging school children to stamp out breeding grounds to combat an epidemic of dengue fever, the Caribbean country's health minister said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surface layer effectively kills malaria mosquitoes in rice paddies

A thin, liquid layer applied on the surface of inundated rice paddies effectively kills malaria mosquito larvae without having an impact on other aquatic life. Rice yield remains the same and water was saved because of the ...

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