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Attitudes Toward Utilization Of Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets Among Pregnant Women And...

Abstract: This study determined theĀ attitudes toward utilization of insecticide-treated bed nets among pregnant women and children under-five in the Ikwerre Local Government Area (LGA) of...

Drug Resistant Malaria: Are Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes the Answer?

Abstract: Malaria is a deadly disease caused by parasites that mosquitoes transmit. It is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year. Effective chemical...

Zika Cases Confirmed in North America: Time to Panic?

Updated: Tuesday February 2, 2016 Abstract: Background: Vector-borne diseases are defined primarily by how they are spread. While many insects and arachnids can spread a diverse...

Zika Primer: What is Zika Virus Fever?

Abstract: The Pan American Health Organization has recently published an Epidemiological Alert (December 3, 2015) for Zika virus and its correlation to more serious neurological...

Malaria, Mosquitoes and Man: Prevention & Control

Abstract: Malaria is not considered as a serious and life threatening illness among many Nigerians. The disease can be very serious in children, pregnant women...

Four lesser known facts about Dengue

Like many tropical countries, India witnesses a cyclical spike in the number of Dengue cases every 4-5 years1. The current year has been one...