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Study: Digitally Managed Larviciding

A new study has found that larval source management (LSM) – treating mosquito breeding habitats – can still be effective in malaria elimination operations, especially with the aid of new digital technologies. LSM has been replaced in Africa by long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS), but these methods are becoming less effective due to mosquitoes’ growing resistance to insecticides.

Aedes Albopictus and Local Transmission of Dengue and Chikungunya

In the past decade, Aedes albopictus has been making steady northward progress from the Mediterranean coast into Europe. A highly opportunistic breeder, Aedes albopictus will …