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Notorious tiny creature – Dengue Virus

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article image According to a famous saying of Winston Churchill, "However, beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results". This quote can be applied to our programs and strategies for the control of Dengue Virus at provincial and national levels. If we look at the recent history of Dengue Virus in Pakistan, in November, 2010, more than 21,204 people were diagnosed with dengue fever and the severity of epidemic was greatest in Lahore. Despite the efforts of the…Read More

A big danger by a tiny creature

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article image Surely you have listened a sentence about mosquitoes as, "they sing songs in the sleeping person’s ear", but actually mosquito is not a singer. That is actually, shouting at that time, saying that she has come to put the life of her victim by injecting the pathogen into the victim’s blood. There are different receptors present in mosquito’s antennae and head which are used in the detection of human scents up to 100 feet away. Study has shown that 72 acute receptors are…Read More

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A big danger by a tiny creature

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Surely you have listened a sentence about mosquitoes as, "they sing songs in the sleeping person’s ear", but actually mosquito is not a singer. That is actually, shouting at that time, saying that she has come to put the life of her victim by injecting the pathogen into the victim’s blood. There are different receptors present in mosquito’s antennae and head which are used in the detection of human scents up to 100 feet away. Study has shown that 72 acute receptors are found…Read More

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