Monsoon is an exciting season of the year. Although it makes the surroundings wet and playful, it also triggers mosquito-borne diseases like Dengue. One mosquito bite can land you in a hospital, which is why Dengue is often referred to as 'Break-bone fever'. How can one deal with Dengue spread i
Mosquitoes cause Dengue fever. Accountable for over 10,000 deaths per year as per the WHO data, there has been a dramatic increase in the spread of Dengue fever. The number of symptomatic dengue infections has doubled in ten years, between the period of 1990 to 2013. In most cases, affected peop
I live in a suburban area of Hyderabad. The Hyderabad rains are both a relief in the summer, and a problem. In their wake, they often leave several waterlogged potholes and open drains. My story starts the week after the torrential rain had subsided and the city was springing back to normal life.