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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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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