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Study of Mosquito Borne Deasease Found in Yavatmal Region

Author(s) Aarti Naresh Bajoriya
Country India
Abstract Abstract:
Mosquito-borne diseases are a significant public health concern in the Yavatmal region of Maharashtra, India. Malaria, dengue fever, and Japanese encephalitis are among the prominent diseases transmitted by mosquitoes in this region. Malaria, caused by the Plasmodium parasite, is endemic in Yavatmal, with transmission occurring mainly during the monsoon and post-monsoon seasons. Dengue fever, caused by the dengue virus and transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, has seen periodic outbreaks in the region, with increased incidence during the rainy season. Japanese encephalitis, caused by the Japanese encephalitis virus and transmitted by Culex mosquitoes, poses a threat to the population, particularly in rural areas.

Several factors contribute to the spread of mosquito-borne diseases in the Yavatmal region, including inadequate sanitation, stagnant water bodies, deforestation, and climate change. Socioeconomic factors such as poverty and limited access to healthcare further exacerbate the problem. Control and prevention efforts in the region primarily focus on vector control measures, including insecticide spraying, larval source management, and the use of bed nets. Community education and awareness campaigns play a crucial role in promoting preventive behaviors such as the use of insect repellents and proper waste disposal.

Challenges in addressing mosquito-borne diseases in Yavatmal include inadequate healthcare infrastructure, insufficient funding, and the emergence of insecticide resistance among mosquito populations. Collaborative efforts involving government agencies, healthcare providers, researchers, and community organizations are essential to effectively combat these diseases. Strengthening surveillance systems, improving access to diagnostic and treatment facilities, and implementing integrated vector management strategies are necessary steps towards reducing the burden of mosquito-borne diseases in the Yavatmal region and improving public health outcomes.
Keywords Mosquitoe borne diseases, Mosquito species in Yavatmal region, Malaria
Field Biology > Zoology
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-04-15
Cite This Study of Mosquito Borne Deasease Found in Yavatmal Region - Aarti Naresh Bajoriya - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.17375
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