Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dengue, mosquito-borne diseases rising in Europe: EU agency

Cases of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases are rising significantly in Europe as climate change creates warmer conditions that help invasive mosquitos spread, the EU's health agency warned on Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Race is on to make Paris Olympics mosquito-free

France is scrambling to make sure that that virus-carrying tiger mosquitos, a growing menace in Europe, don't spoil the Paris Olympics for athletes and fans, with millions of visitors due in the French capital for the summer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South American cities release mosquitoes to stem disease

When Waldeir Barbosa da Silva explained to his family that he was going to release hundreds of thousands of mosquitoes into the open, infected with a bacterium, they were surprised.

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Mosquito

Anophelinae Culicinae Toxorhynchitinae

Mosquito (from the Spanish and Portuguese meaning "small fly") is a common flying insect in the family Culicidae that is found around the world. There are about 3,500 species of mosquitoes. They are vectors for a number of infectious diseases that kill millions of people per year.

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