Insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) are effective in preventing malaria where vectors primarily bite indoors and late at night, but their effectiveness is uncertain where vectors bite outdoors and earlier in the evening. We studied the effectiveness of ITNs following a mass distribution in Haiti from May to September, 2012, where the Anopheles albimanus vector bites primarily outdoors and often when people are awake.

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In this prospective observational study, Grant Dorsey and colleagues measure changes in malaria burden after long-lasting insecticidal net distribution and indoor residual spraying at three sites of in Uganda.

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Two South American metropolises are enlisting bacterium-infected mosquitoes to fight Zika. The effort is the world’s biggest test yet of an unconventional but promising approach to quell mosquito-borne diseases.

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Evolution persistently undermines vector control programs through insecticide resistance. Here we propose a novel strategy which instead exploits evolution to generate and sustain new control tools. Effective spatial repellents are needed to keep vectors out of houses. Our approach generates such new repellents by combining a high-toxicity insecticide with a candidate repellent initially effective against only part of the vector population.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Pandey Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 19/10/2016 regarding mosquito breeding in the city of Delhi.

Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding vector-borne diseases in Delhi, 06/10/2016. This matter has been taken up on the basis of the news report titled “Outrage as parents end life after child's dengue death” published in the Sunday Times of India dated 13th September, 2015. Chief Justice of India has passed an order on 16th September, 2015 to treat it as a Suo Moto Public Interest Litigation.

Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding vector borne diseases in Delhi dated 04/10/2016. Supreme Court directs a meeting to be convened by the Lieutenant Governor to resolve issues relating to the better management of the problems faced by the people of Delhi due to dengue and chikungunya – and other issues, if so advised.

Delhi High Court warned all hospitals in the city not to deny admission to dengue and chikungunya patients.

All 47 African member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted a new framework on how to deal with malaria on the continent, which still accounts for more than 90 percent of global mal

Although India had some successes in controlling malaria from the time of independence, it still faces a substantial socio-economic burden from this disease. This paper presents a case study of a highly endemic primary health centre with an annual parasite incidence of 30.9 in the tribal regions of Andhra Pradesh. It reviews the various operations involved in vector control methods like bed nets, insecticide spraying and anti-larval operations.

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