Public Health

Battle against mosquito

Print edition : April 28, 2017

Children afflicted with Japanese encephalitis in a ward of the Malkangiri district hospital in Odisha on October 8, 2016. Photo: Biswaranjan Rout

Culex quinquefasciatus, which transmits filarial nematodes. Photo: REUTERS

P.K. Rajagopalan. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Payyalore Krishnaier Rajagopalan spent all his professional life fighting the mosquito menace in India and striving towards eliminating vector-borne diseases.
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