The CDC recently announced an uptick in diseases spread by vectors such as mosquitoes and ticks. Here's why and what you can do to lower your risk.
Malaria elimination in Malawi is lagging because research isn't being used properly.
The spread of infectious diseases such as chikungunya is closely linked to urban mobility, yet small Indian cities could play a crucial role in the resilience process.
Those "itchy bites" are actually reactions to mozzie spit.
The sounds of mosquitoes may be annoying to many but tuning into their musical whines could help design new mosquito traps. Just don't expect sounds from your smartphone to protect you from bites!
The mozzies are coming! A mosquito emoji will be available on your devices in mid 2018, providing a new angle for communicating the science and health implications of these very dangerous insects.
Mosquito coils can help beat the bite of mosquitoes are most effective outdoors, and best avoided in closed, indoor settings.
Vast amounts of standing water in Houston and other hurricane-flooded areas are dangerous not only because of toxins. The water is a dangerous breeding ground for mosquitoes that transmit Zika.
The World Health Organisation has pledged a long-term response to controlling the Zika virus because the threat is far from over
Wondering why the Good Lord gave Culicoides impunctatus to Scotland? This might be the best answer yet.
Stronger malaria prevention like a vaccine is urgently needed for effective response in endemic regions.
Australian mosquitoes, unlike their Asian and American counterparts, can still be controlled by insecticides like pyrethroids. What lessons are there for managing pesticide resistance in insects?
Several sites in the US are releasing bacteria-infected mosquitoes as a way to fight mosquito-borne viruses that threaten people. What's the science – and how well will it work?
Malaria has long menaced the world, but gains have occurred. Those efforts could now be stymied by budget cuts, however. Here's how a disease that knows no borders could widen its deadly reach.
Malaria in South Africa is close to being eliminated but to complicate matters scientists have identified a second mosquito transmitting the disease.
There are lots of tall tales about mosquitoes and how malaria is transmitted. Here are sturdy facts on the disease.
A new study shows how Australian authorities are battling the invasive Asian tiger mosquito in Torres Strait, reducing risks of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks.
This is what really works to beat the bite of summer mosquitoes!
Worst year for mosquitoes ever? How do scientists catch and count mosquitoes to work out why mosquito populations fluctuate from year to year? Can we predict outbreaks of mosquito-borne disease?
Our immune system protects us but when it comes to some mosquito-borne disease, it can work against us. What are the implications for the development of a Zika virus vaccine?