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Aggressive Mosquitoes That Transmit Potentially Deadly Yellow Fever Found in L.A. County

A new aggressive daytime-biting mosquito capable of transmitting debilitating and possibly deadly viruses has been found in the Los Angeles region, officials announced Wednesday.

Known as yellow fever mosquitoes, the insects were found Oct. 111 more words

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Papaya Leaf as Natural Pesticide in Jamaica


The Island of Jamaica has an abundance of wild and farmed papaya trees with leaves that can provide not only a healing tea but also a very powerful and natural insecticide to prevent the spread of mosquitos that propagate dengue fever, chikungunya virus and malaria. 280 more words


The Battle With Chikungunya - a New Weapon?

In next three weeks we are moving with Margaret from Victoria in Western Canada to Dominica in the Eastern Caribbean. From no-mosquito zone, down to the zone of Chikungunya. 940 more words


Deadly mozzies settled in

Townsville Bulletin Samantha Healy 30 August 2014

PRELIMINARY surveys have found the dengue mosquito is widespread across Townsville, even in the cooler months.  Scientists from the Eliminate Dengue team based at Monash University have been conducting weekly monitoring of 100 mosquito traps, spread across the city, since April.

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