Vector borne infections

Vectors are living carriers that can transfer infectious diseases between humans or from animals to humans. Many vectors are parasites like bloodsucking insects, which consume on disease-producing pathogen during a blood meal from an infected host and later transfer it into a new host during their following blood meal. Mosquitoes are the famous known disease vector. Others comprises of ticks, sand flies, fleas and some freshwater aquatic snails. Vector-borne diseases are disorders caused by pathogens in human populations. Every year there are more than 5 billion cases and over 3 million deaths from vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis globally. Vector borne diseases report for 15% of overall infectious diseases. Circulation of these diseases is judged by a convoluted potent of environmental and communal factors. 

  • Dengue fever
  • Malaria

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