“Understanding Rabies and its Endemic Status in Indonesia”

Rabies is a virus that is usually spread by the bite or scratch of an animal infected with an RNA virus from the rhabdovirus family. For humans who contract rabies, bites from unvaccinated dogs are the most common cause. In addition, cats and wild animals, such as skunks, raccoons and bats, can transfer the virus […]

“Preventing Malaria: The Importance of Anti-Malarial Drugs and Mosquito Avoidance”

Take anti-malarial drugs Consuming anti-malarial drugs is also highly recommended in preventing malaria. For travelers, malaria can be prevented through chemoprophylaxis, which suppresses the blood stage of malaria infection, thereby preventing malaria. There are two types of drugs used to prevent malaria infection. The atovaquone-proguanil product stops the infection early, immediately after the mosquito bite. […]

“Pediatrician Recommends Taking Anti-Inflammatory Drugs for Malaria Prevention during Travel”

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Pediatrician Dr. Inke Nadia Diniyanti Lubis advises travelers to take anti-inflammatory drugs malaria before traveling to a malaria endemic area. “Consumption of anti-malarial drugs for travelers to endemic areas is highly recommended to prevent the risk of malaria transmission,” said Inke in a discussion commemorating World Malaria Day which was attended online […]

“WHO Urges Intensified Efforts on World Malaria Day 2023”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made an appeal, on the occasion of the world malaria dayto intensify the application “more effectivelyof existing and new life-saving interventions against this disease. Nearly 1.5 million children at high risk of illness and death from malaria in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have already received their first dose of […]

13 cases of malaria recorded in Belarus in 2022 | Health

In 2022, 13 cases of malaria were registered in Belarus. All cases are imported, told at the Republican Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health. Most cases of malaria were noted after a stay from African countries. The department noted that since the 1960s there has been no local transmission of malaria, only imported cases […]

Surviving a Hippo Attack: The Story of Paul Templer

A man survived after being waist-deep in the throats of two hippos twice. Paul Templer was only 28 years old when he began traveling around Zimbabwe on photographic safaris. He likes everything about African soil – the wildlife, the flora, the fauna, the great scenery, the space. Templer told CNN that Zimbabwe’s guide certification program […]

Dengue fever is becoming more prevalent in parts of Europe due to climate change, according to researchers, with warmer temperatures and increased rainfall creating the right conditions for outbreaks. While the virus is typically not serious, 75% of cases are asymptomatic and it can cause nausea, fever, pain and a blotchy rash. Symptoms usually appear between four and 10 days after being bitten. Infected mosquitoes bite during the day, so visitors to areas with dengue should protect themselves accordingly. In rare circumstances, severe symptoms such as abdominal pain, respiratory problems and exhaustion can occur.

Dengue fever is a potentially deadly mosquito-borne illness that is common in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. However, in recent years, there have been reports of dengue fever cases in some parts of Europe. The question is, should you be worried about contracting dengue fever on your next European holiday? In this article, […]

“Utilizing Next-Generation Mosquito Nets as per WHO’s Recommendation in the Fight against Malaria” – Donga Science

A family in Côte d’Ivoire living inside a mosquito net. Provided by Yonhap News The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the use of next-generation mosquito nets to combat malaria-carrying mosquitoes. Since 2005, more than 2 billion insecticide-treated mosquito nets have been distributed worldwide to prevent malaria. However, this is because mosquitoes have become resistant […]