August 20 is observed as World Mosquito Day to raise awareness about the illness and disease caused by mosquitos. This day highlights the importance to create awareness about mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya. Mosquitoes are the 'world's deadliest animal' responsible for more than 1 million deaths every year. Dr. Gopal Jee Sharma, Sr. Physician at Kailash Hospital Dehradun explains the importance of preventing mosquito bites to stay safe from Dengue, Malaria etc. He also emphasizes on early diagnosis & treatment of these diseases to save lives.