Chikungunya vs Delhi’s Honest Mosquito


Chikungunya vs Delhi’s Honest Mosquito

Illustration: Rutuja Patil


eports of deaths from the recent chikungunya, malaria, and dengue outbreak in Delhi has raised eyebrows among intellectuals, liberals, and actual journalists, not only because Delhi is Utopia, but also because the news of deaths appears only in the shouting media who are known agents of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

This outbreak has comes as a shock to Kejriwal and his Mango Man Sanstha (MMS) regime in Delhi, which has been instrumental in pushing up per capita income, honesty, and public service to levels never seen even in the most advanced solar systems in the universe. MMS medical researchers in Delhi have discounted even the possibility of chikungunya-carrying mosquitoes causing deaths in the region for two reasons: