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Alarm Clock Brazil announces dengue fever emergency in GM mosquito trials region

Sustainable Pulse
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:13 CDT

Civil society groups today expressed alarm at an increase in dengue incidence, leading to an emergency decree, in a town in Brazil where releases of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes are taking place. 796 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Chikungunya virus arrives in North America: What does it mean?

It was only a matter of time. From the moment the first cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus were detected spreading through the Caribbean, authorities were expressing concern about the possible introduction into North America. 1,032 more words


FLORIDA reports first case of CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER acquired in the United States ~ CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER outbreak in CARIBBEAN REGION now exceeds 355,000 hum an cases.

National 07/17/14 cdc.gov: Media Release – Seven months after the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya was recognized in the Western Hemisphere, the first locally acquired case of the disease has surfaced in the continental United States. 603 more words

Viral Disease

Torres spraying mission to tackle disease-spreading mosquitoes

ABC News July 3, 2014

The state and federal governments will spend $4 million trying to eradicate two disease-spreading mosquito species from the Torres Strait. 23 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Mozzie capable of carrying dengue found in Wondai, Murgon

ABC News Sam Burgess 23 June 2014

The South Burnett Regional Council is warning Wondai and Murgon residents to reduce water sources after the discovery of the disease-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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Vector Borne Diseases

Public Health Authorities Began Preparing for Chikungunya Years Ago

This week is Mosquito Control Awareness Week, so it’s a good time to look at how the Pan American Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took a proactive approach to the coming threat of chikungunya virus. 492 more words

Entomology News

Chikungunya Virus is Expected to Become Established in the U.S.

About six months ago, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a travel warning for people visiting islands in the Caribbean because chikungunya virus had been detected on the island of St. 319 more words

Entomology News