Sun Aug 20th

World Mosquito Day

The date is August 20th, as Sir Ronald Ross discovered that female mosquitoes transmit malaria among humans.

He made his pioneering discovery during Ross' time with the Indian Medical Service. The malarial parasite was discovered in a female mosquito's digestive tract. Scientists were able to better understand the role of mosquitoes in the disease thanks to the discovery. It also served as a starting point for prevention.

In 1902. In 1902. Ross was the first British person to be honoured the Nobel Prize for Medicine.

Today, there are over three thousand species of mosquitoes in the world. Of those, only about three of them have serious illnesses.

These are some of the most common illnesses.

  • malaria
  • dengue fever
  • West Nile
  • yellow fever
  • Zika virus
  • encephalitis

How to celebrate #worldmosquitoday

Since the onset of World Mosquito Day, scientists and health organizations have been working on the prevention of mosquito-borne diseases. The most common strategies are: The following are the most commonly used ones:

  • DEET is used to repel insects The following are other common mosquito repellents::
  • Picaridin
  • IR3535
  • The oil of lemon eucalyptus is a citrus eucalyptus
  • Para-menthane-dio
  • 2-undecanone
  • Long sleeves and pants are recommended for long sleeves and pants
  • Keep windows and doors closed. When available, use screens and air conditioning. Sleep under mosquito netting

Take precautions. Learn the signs of mosquito-borne diseases. To keep lawns trimmed, remove standing water from around your yard and keep lawns trimmed. Explore how researchers uncover new ways to cope with mosquito problems. Find out what you can do for your neighborhood, home, and the planet. For more details, visit the CDC website for more details.

To post on social media, use #WorldMosquitoDay to post.

History of the world mosquito day has influenced the global mosquito day

Sir Ronald Ross announced that August 20th would be regarded around the world as World Mosquito Day soon after his discovery.