Dengue has become a major public health problem in Sri Lanka with a considerable economic burden.
Former had five times more breeding spots than the latter in last four months
Some people use ant killer gammaxene and spread it in the compound and around the house.
Tafenoquine or Krintafel is used to treat p.vivax malaria.
2 more vaccines undergoing trial in the country.
Malaria cases and deaths steadily decreasing since 2013
He directed the panchayat raj and RWS officials to clean tanks where water is stored so as to avoid contamination of water.
Indian researchers have synthesized a new aromatic molecule that promises to help repel and kill adult female of Aedes aegypti mosquito which isscarrier of several disease-causing viruses.
While cases have declined by over 80% (from 2.03 million cases in 2000 to 0.39 million in 2018), deaths caused by malaria also went from 932 in 2000 to 85 in 2018 (over 90%)
The fight against malaria got a shot in the arm today with a range of research organisations coming together on a common platform with an aim to eliminate the disease from the country by 2030 throu
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