How long can an Aedes egg survive for under dry conditions?

This question caught my attention in a Facebook contest post by the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources. There was also an enticing hint to get the answers from “The Silent War” YouTube video clip to find out the answer. So, the curious me clicked on the link and off I went, to view a…

Mosquitoes and Dengue in Singapore

Last week, Radio 938Live asked me for an interview on mosquitoes and dengue. The interview that went on air was of course much shorter than the chat I’d had with the radio man, so here’s a more extensive Q&A: Does the weather have to do with the increase in mosquito numbers in Singapore? The weather…