Author Archives: Mozquit

Pros and Cons of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes


Don’t let the small size of mosquitoes fool you—because they can be extremely dangerous. How dangerous they are can be easily gauged from the fact that every year millions of people worldwide die from mosquito-borne illnesses. For centuries, mankind has been waging a war against them in one way or another. Some methods of combating […]

Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore If You’ve Been Bitten by a Mosquito


Mosquito bites can lead to serious illnesses at times and identifying the symptoms on time can help start treatment early, which in turn can improve outcomes. Often mosquito bites are harmless. At best, they are just a simple itchy nuisance which vanish on their own in 24 hours or so. However, at times, the female […]

How To Be Invisible To Mosquitoes?


Mosquitoes are dreadful pests that cause dreadful diseases like Dengue and Zika which cause thousands of deaths every year. Do you know there were more than 12,000 dengue cases reported in first 36 weeks of 2017 in Singapore? Looking at the alarming rate of dengue cases in Singapore you might think about options to save […]

Why Don’t Mosquitoes Get The Dengue Virus?


Do you know diseases like Dengue kill thousands of people every year? The surprising thing is the carrier of the disease; the mosquito doesn’t get affected by the deadly virus that causes these diseases. Let’s see the scientific reason behind it and understand how the mosquito survives the deadly virus. The Secret Of Mosquito’s Survival […]

Heartworms in Dogs and Cats: There’s No Such Thing as an Outdoor Only Mosquito


Do you know humans aren’t the only ones at risk from mosquitoes? Your feline friends like your cat and dogs at home also face a risk from mosquitoes. Heart-worm infestation is common in cats and dogs and the mosquitoes are the carriers of microscopic heart-worm larvae. Heart-Worm Life Cycle When a mosquito sucks blood from […]

How Do Mosquitoes Find Their Victims?


Mosquitoes are blood-sucking pests that find its victims swiftly and often gets unnoticed. Have you wondered how these tiny pests are able to find you even in the darkest places? Here is some useful information that can help you know more about these dangerous pests. Carbon Dioxide It is no secret the air we exhale […]

Understand the Dangers of a Mosquito


Do you know Mosquito kills more people than human murderers? Malaria is the biggest killer of human race, killing millions of people every year. According to the United Nation’s report, there has been 13.3% increase in Malaria cases since 1990 and there is an average increase of 0.6% every year. To protect your toddlers and […]

Methods for Trapping Mosquitoes


There are very few pests as dreadful as mosquitoes. Mosquitoes not only bite and suck blood but they also transmit deadly diseases. If your home or workplace is infested with mosquitoes, you need to take immediate steps and safety measures to trap them. Here are few effective methods of trapping mosquitoes. DIY 1.5 Liter Bottle […]

Mosquito Bites – The Truth about Stabbing, Spitting and Sucking


Love bites—and so do mosquitoes. Or do they really? Truth be told: We think mosquitoes bite us, but bite is actually not the right word. Mosquitoes rather kind of stab, spit, and suck us to draw a blood meal. Before we learn the truth about stabbing, spitting, and sucking about mosquito bites, here’s a trivia: […]