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DO YOU KNOW Mosquitoes are Evolving.

what are mosquitoes

Have you heard of malaria? It’s a disease that can make people very sick. It is caused by small parasites carried by mosquitoes. Anopheles stephensi is a very common mosquito that carries the malaria parasite.

Anopheles stephensi is found in different forms. Some forms of Anopheles stephensi are very effective at spreading malaria in rural areas, while others are less effective. But there is a form of Anopheles stephensi that transmits malaria very effectively in cities. This is a big problem because cities are very crowded and if there are mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite, more people could get sick.

Until 2011, Anopheles stephensi was mainly present in a few countries in South Asia and the Arabian Peninsula. But since then it has been found in other countries such as Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen. Anopheles stephensi likes to lay eggs in water containers such as buckets, pots, other water containers. Mosquitoes can also live in other places where there is water, such as wells. Even when it’s very hot outside, Anopheles stephensi can still survive, so it can continue to transmit malaria year-round.

The problem with Anopheles stephensi is that it becomes resistant to things used to kill mosquitoes, like sprays and other chemicals. This makes it more difficult to control mosquito populations and prevent them from spreading malaria. The World Health Organization (WHO) is very concerned about Anopheles stephensi because it can spread malaria very quickly and easily. WHO has launched a program to help prevent the spread of Anopheles stephensi in Africa and other parts of South Asia. They also put out a special warning to tell people that they must take action to stop the mosquitoes that transmit malaria.

It is important to know where Anopheles stephensi is and to prevent its spread so that people do not get malaria. We need to know more about this mosquito and how to control it to protect people from malaria.

reasons why mosquitoes are dangerous.

They can carry the parasite that causes malaria, a serious disease that can make people very sick.
Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. When the Anopheles stephensi mosquito bites a person, it can transmit the parasite into their bloodstream, which can then cause symptoms such as fever, chills, headache, and vomiting. In severe cases, malaria can lead to organ failure and even death. Malaria is especially dangerous for young children, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems. Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes can survive even in extreme heat, which means they can continue to transmit malaria year-round.

The Anopheles stephensi mosquito is known for its ability to survive extreme environments, including extreme heat. This means that even during the dry season, when malaria transmission is generally reduced, these mosquitoes can continue to survive and transmit the disease. Additionally, Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes can lay eggs in a variety of reservoirs, including those in urban areas, allowing them to thrive even in areas where other mosquito species do not. can survive.

They become resistant to the things we use to kill mosquitoes, making it harder to control mosquito populations and prevent them from spreading malaria. The Anopheles stephensi mosquito has been shown to be resistant to a number of insecticides, including some of the most commonly used. This means that the traditional methods we use to control mosquito populations, such as spraying insecticides and using insecticide-treated nets, may not be effective in controlling mosquitoes. Anopheles stephensi. This is a major concern, as it can make it much more difficult to stop the spread of malaria in areas where these mosquito species are present. Furthermore, the development of resistance to insecticides is likely to lead to the emergence of new mosquito strains that are more dangerous and even more difficult to control.

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Visit essence medical laboratory and get screened for Malaria, always keep track of your health as the saying goes, prevention is better than cure. we provide you with affordable health packages to choose from.  

Why choose Essence.

Our laboratory is equipped with the latest technology and staffed by highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals, ensuring the highest quality of medical testing and results.

Our aim is to provide the best possible care for our patients, and we believe that a visit to our laboratory will give you a better understanding of the services we offer. Whether you are in need of diagnostic tests or just looking for a second opinion, we are here to help.

We offer a wide range of services, including clinical laboratory tests, pathology, and general health assessments. Our state-of-the-art equipment and experienced staff guarantee that you will receive accurate and timely results.

We understand the importance of convenience and accessibility, which is why we have made our laboratory easily accessible to our patients. Our facilities are conveniently located, with ample parking and a welcoming environment.

We look forward to welcoming you to Essence Medical Laboratory. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please don’t hesitate to contact us.