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2017: A rough start

“Even though I tend to believe time is just a construct of human perception and I struggle to understand why we treat new years as a magical fix-it for our lives, I still hope that this 2017 we’re resolved to treat ourselves better by filling our lives with good people, good values and good memories…” 170 more words


Again fears haunt of Dengue,chikungunya in Delhi; Jagmohan Garg

Jagmohan Garg spot one day after the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) sanitation laborers canceled their 11-day disturbance and consented to clear junk, another gathering of well being specialists in the capital, the household rearing checkers (DBC) has reported an uncertain strike requesting regularization of their posts. 70 more words

Jagmohan Garg

Researchers find more new invasive tropical mosquitoes in Florida

❝ Two more tropical disease-carrying mosquitoes have been found on the U.S. mainland for the first time, caught in traps near Florida’s Everglades.

The scientists involved say this could raise the risk of mosquito-borne viruses reaching people and birds, but health officials say it’s too early to sound an alarm.

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Texas A&M garners $10 million grant to establish center, fight vector-borne diseases

by Steve Byrnes, Texas A&M AgriLife

Texas A&M AgriLife recently received a substantial monetary boost to bolster its aggressive fight to stem the spread of vector-borne diseases for the public good, said Dr. 735 more words



Bolivia is in the middle of the rainy season. Santa Cruz is especially aware of it because it is mosquito season, diseases such as Dengue fever, Chikungunya and Zika increases. 328 more words



Chikungunya in Karachi, Pakistan

A mosquito-borne disease has reared its head in Karachi, affecting hundreds of people in the Malir, Saudabad and Shah Faisal neighbourhoods of the city. 128 more words


ICGEB researchers identify distinct biomarkers for dengue, chikungunya

Researchers at Delhi’s International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) have identified specific metabolites that can potentially be used as biomarkers for distinguishing dengue and chikungunya infections and co-infection by these two viruses. 533 more words