Monsoon Health Guide: Understanding Mosquito-Borne Diseases
The most common mosquito-borne disease in India: Dengue. Also known as break bone fever, dengue is a communicable disease that arises when an infected mosquito bites you. Transmitted by several species of mosquito within the Aedes group, dengue also tends to turn into dengue hemorrhagic fever, which leads to bleeding from the nose, or under the skin. Dengue is a life-threatening disease and is frightfully common in pregnant women, children and tourists.