• Follow Us: 

Two Mosquito Species Responsible for Dengue Detected

  By posted Nov 7th 2012
Buzz

 

 

Two Mosquito Species Responsible for Dengue Detected


* Text Courtesy IANS

*Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images
  

(IANS) Two species of mosquitoes have been identified by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation as being responsible for the sudden rise in dengue cases in the capital, said N.K. Yadav, municipal health officer of south Delhi's civic body.

 

Dengue cases are constantly on the rise, and the city has seen more than 1,000 cases this year. There have been three deaths so far this season.

 

"Aedes Albopictus and Aedes Aegypty have been detected in the pre-urban areas of the capital," Yadav told reporters here Tuesday.

 

"While Aegypty is an in-house species and easy to control through fumigation, it is difficult to control Albopictus which develops outside," he said. 

 

He said that symptoms of the disease are the same, after a bite from either species of mosquito. 

 

 

Diwali Special

Bringing Sexy Back this Diwali!

Absolutely love those deep backed cholis but ashamed of the state of your back? Luckily,...

 Read More»

 

Food Facts

15 Herbs and Spices for Cancer Prevention

Herbs and spices have been traditionally used for their flavour-enhancing and medicinal...

 Read More»

 

HealthMeUpgrade

15 Super Useful Body Hacks

The human body is simply amazing, with several functions and abilities that we don’t even...

 Read More»

 

In Focus

Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Editor's Pick

Most Popular

Across The Net