Mosquito Nets

Mosquitoes give Byo residents sleepless nights

The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda, Senior ColumnistHovering seamlessly at ear level with a persistent and inconvenient whine, mosquitoes leave bites in you that later lead to itchy and swollen welts. With their slender, segmented bodies, a pair of halters, three pairs of long hair-like legs and stretched mouthparts, mosquitoes give the …

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21 more cases of dengue fever surface in Ludhiana

No less than 21 new cases of dengue were detected in Ludhiana on Tuesday, of which 20 were reported in urban areas. The day before, the district had registered seven cases. According to the health department, the majority of cases have been reported in the upscale neighborhoods of Mall Enclave, …

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Fight dengue – Journal – DAWN.COM

The Met Department recently warned of a spike in dengue fever cases in the country, saying post-monsoon weather conditions are conducive to the spread of the vector-borne disease. He mentioned eight major cities – Karachi, Hyderabad, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi – as likely hot spots that will …

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Police come to the aid of the Adivasis in Cherla

Kothagudem: Police in Cherla came to the rescue of Adivasis suffering from viral fevers in a remote tribal hamlet, Veerapuram of Cherla mandal in the district. It was learned that children and adults in nearly 34 Adivasi families, infected with viral fevers, were troubled by the lack of access to …

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UN says Sudan, South Sudan ravaged by seasonal flooding

GENEVA – Seasonal flooding in Sudan and South Sudan devastated entire communities, where homes were destroyed and farmland and livelihoods washed away, according to the United Nations. The rains came early this year, starting in South Sudan in late April instead of June. The accumulation of massive amounts of rainwater …

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