Tsetse fly

Tsetse fly,most dangerous insect in the world
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  Tsetse fly most dangerous insect in the world

 It is the most dangerous insect in the world and carries the deadly trypanosomiasis, which causes a deadly disease for livestock and also causes a serious disease to humans.

most dangerous insect in the world

  It is a small fly of insects ranging from 8 to 17 mm, or the same size as the average house fly, is often considered one of the most dangerous flies in the world, as the color of this fly varies from yellow brown to dark brown, and the age of this species varies Of the flies depending on the sex, the male tsetse fly live from two to three weeks, while the female live from one to four months.

 A female tsetse fly produces one larvae every nine or ten days throughout her life.The lifestyle of this fly varies depending on many different factors; such as temperature, some species of these flies are active in the morning, while others are active in the middle of the day, but Its activity drops dramatically shortly after sunset.

 They are commonly found in sub-Saharan countries, particularly those in the center of the continent including Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola. While flies themselves are ugly insects that suck blood, they are usually fed during warm peak hours. Its real danger lies in the tsetse fly in its parasitic tendon parasites known as trypanosomiasis, the causative agent of African sleeping sickness, a disease characterized by neurological symptoms, meningitis and encephalitis, including behavioral changes, poor coordination, as well as disturbance in sleep cycles the name of the disease. 

While there are no vaccines or drugs available to prevent infection, protection methods include wearing clothes of neutral colors, where the tsetse fly is attracted to bright and dark colors, especially blue, avoiding forests and bush during the day, and the use of permethrin - an insecticide used to treat infections Different - when in remote areas. But be careful, it is a disease that can cause death if left untreated.

 Sleeping sickness
When the fly bites the skin it swells and becomes a painful and red knot. Swollen lymph nodes are accompanied by the entire body. The person feels fever, profuse sweat and headaches. And increased tension and anxiety and insomnia at night. He tends to sleep and sleepy. The patient then becomes delirious and weak and enters, if not treated in a timely manner, into a coma followed by death if untreated. According to the World Health Organization.

 Survivor disease
Nagana is a disease caused by tsetse flies for animals and livestock.It is an infectious disease that often results in animal death.As a result of this disease, animals are severely anemic and have a general weakness in the animal's body.It also reduces animal fertility and reduces milk production.

Numerous studies have been carried out on the Tsetse fly and its role in transmitting the disease, and have found that it produces about 4 generations each year, reaching 31 total generation over its entire lifetime.

 There are 23 species of tsetse fly, and diseases transmitted by the tsetse fly kill between 250,000 and 300,000 people each year.
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