Monsoon is here and one should take extra precautions against monsoon-related diseases. Chikungunya is a viral infection transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. Chikungunya in India reached epidemic proportions recently. We will describe this infection, how it spreads and what can be done to prevent it.
Mosquitoes are the deadliest insects on earth, killing a million people a year. Apart from Malaria and Dengue, there are a number of viruses and parasites transmitted by mosquitoes. We will tell you about the other diseases caused by this biting insect.