Just like those of humans, insect guts are full of microbes, and the microbiota can influence the insect’s ability to transmit diseases. A study published in… 358 more words
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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
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
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.