International Journal of Animal Biology
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International Journal of Animal Biology, Vol.1, No.5, Oct. 2015, Pub. Date: Jul. 23, 2015
Role of Secondary Dengue Vector Mosquito Aedes albopictus Skuse (Diptera: Culicidae) for Dengue Virus Transmission and Its Coping
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Authors
[01] Muhammad Sarwar, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology (NIAB), Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Abstract
Dengue is a viral infectious fever that is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) causing a significant health burden in tropical countries since several decades. Severe complications such as dengue hemorrhage fever can develop and lead to fatal outcomes throughout the globe. Mosquito Aedes albopictus Skuse is an effective vector for dengue viruses both in its spread and transmission dynamics. The purpose of this study report is to explore an improved understanding of vector control and enhance dengue prevention. Ahead of tetravalent vaccine and drugs are available for dengue control, the vector control is the key component to manage dengue transmission. Vector control activities need to be guided by surveillance of outbreak and implement timely action to suppress dengue transmission and limit the risk of its further spread. Continual research on innovative ideas and tools for dengue surveillance and control can help to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of vector control in a nation. Legislation, such as the control of vector, pesticides acts and the environmental public health acts, and simultaneously discouraging persistent mosquito-breeding behavior are of prime importance to enable vector control. The intensive research and destroy of mosquito breeding habitats might be strongly supported by intersectoral collaboration. The inter-agency dengue task force, public and private institutions and the community itself have been orchestrated to combat the increasing dengue trend. Our results lead to the conclusion that an early warning system comprising both the control and prevention of A. albopictus is essential in lowering disease incidence and burden on healthcare and economic systems timely.
Keywords
Dengue Fever Management, Vector Control, Mosquito Control, Aedes albopictus
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