It may not seem to have a nose, but a mosquito has an extraordinary sense of smell, which gives it the uncanny ability to find and bite us.
A team of Shanghai-based scientists say they have discovered a novel method of developing anti-malaria drugs far more cheaply and on a much larger scale, with the potential to benefit hundreds of...
by Alex Perry
China may not be able to eradicate malaria by a commitment date of 2020 as more people flow into the country, experts said before National Malaria Day today.
A mosquito alert was issued yesterday following an increase in the monthly average ovitrap index from 2.9 per cent in April to 11.8 per cent in May. The index reflects prevalence of Aedes...
Legislators pass motion calling for abolition of levy on maids
Hong Kong is bracing for a potential outbreak of dengue fever following recent cases in neighbouring Macau and southern China.
Jakarta's foremost dengue fever expert, H. Nazir, said he once had dengue haemorrhagic fever - and it was bad. He was fighting for his life after his blood platelet count - needed for clotting -...
Indonesian health authorities have warned Hong Kong tourists to guard against mosquito bites, as the country continues to battle a two-year-old outbreak of dengue fever.
Travellers were reminded yesterday to take precautionary measures against dengue fever after the number of imported outbreaks this year dwarfed that of last year.
Dengue fever warning issued as more cases are confirmed