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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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Vector Borne Diseases

Mosquitoes "Smell" and "Taste" DEET and other Repellents

Mosquitoes not only have a sense of smell for certain insect repellents, but they also have a sense of taste for these chemicals, according to scientists at the U.S. 335 more words

Entomology News

Modelos matemáticos para el control y la dinámica del virus #Chikungunya

A Mathematical Model of Chikungunya Dynamics and Control: The Major Epidemic on Réunion Island Laith Yakob, Archie C. A. Clements Research Article | published 06 Mar 2013 | PLOS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0057448… 170 more words

Venezuela

Nyamuk Penular Demam Berdarah

Aedes aegypti.
Ae. aegypti merupakan spesies nyamuk yang hidup dan ditemukan di negara-negara yang terletak antara 35 Lintang Utara dan 35 Lintang Selatan pada temperatur udara paling rendah sekitar 10 C. 247 more words

Demam Berdarah Dengue

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. 1,073 more words

Entomology

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