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Name two diseases spread by mosquitoes.
The two diseases spread by mosquitoes are:
(i) Malaria: It is caused by two species of Plasmodium, Plasmodium falciparum or Plasmodium vivax and transmitted by female Anopheles mosquito. The symptoms for this disease include fevers, chills, sweating, headaches and other flu-like symptoms. If not treated, it can be fatal.
(ii) Dengue fever: It is a viral disease caused by dengue virus and transmitted by Aedes mosquito. The symptoms for this disease includes high fever, headaches, back and joint pain, rashes and eye pain.
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