dengue fever, insects, malaria, mosquito bites, mosquito repellants, mosquito-borne diseases, mosquitoes, skeeter syndrome, zika

Mosquito Bites and Mosquito Repellents: Your Guide to Protection

Those tiny yet formidable creatures known as mosquitoes have plagued humankind for centuries. With their itchy bites and the potential health risks they carry, it’s no wonder that mosquito bites and mosquito repellents are hot topics of discussion.  Mosquitoes are most active during dawn and dusk when the weather is cooler and the humidity is ...

Viena Abdon

A mosquito feeding on someone's arm.

New Defense Against Dengue and Emerging Mosquito-Borne Viruses

New treatments to cut the global death rate from mosquito-borne viruses — such as dengue, Zika, and West Nile viruses — could result from research led by The University of Queensland. The research has been published in Science. Associate Professor Daniel Watterson from UQ’s School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences said the team identified an antibody ...

Troy Oakes

A mosquito sucking blood.