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Focus on South Florida: Man vs. Mosquito

Mosquitos are an unavoidable fact of life of summer in South Florida. Sure they are a nuisance, but for some people a close encounter with a mosquito can be a lot more serious, even dangerous. 38 more words

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The Key to Maintaining a Mosquito Free Yard All Season Long

Controlling the mosquito population in Victoria, Texas is a little different than in most other sections of the U.S. Our humid, rainy and near tropical climate makes Victoria an ideal area for mosquito breeding and in turn, a large mosquito population that can be sustained. 473 more words

Mosquito Control

Vaccine for chikungunya virus is in development by NC State scientists at Raleigh lab

Scientists at N.C. State University are working with a Raleigh bio-tech company to develop a vaccine for chikungunya, the mosquito-borne virus that has affected 10 North Carolina residents this summer, Jonathan Black reports for… 379 more words

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Health Officials Preparing for Threat of Mosquito-Borne Disease

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Hoping to get out in front of the problem before it arrives, St. Louis County health officials are making changes to better fend off the threat of Chikungunya. 243 more words

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Chikungunya Disease Reaches USA

An extremely painful but rarely fatal viral disease native to Africa has infected two people through local mosquito bites in South Florida. 177 more words

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First Domestic Case of Chikungunya Reported

For the last few months we’ve been following the newest mosquito-borne disease to hit the United States: chikungunya. Up until last week, all the diagnosed cases in the U.S. 351 more words

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SPECIAL EDITION: How concerned should we be about the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus?

This just in from Jenny Marder, PBS News Hour:

“Last Thursday On Thursday, federal officials announced that the tropical Chikungunya mosquito-borne disease had been transmitted for the first time within the United States, infecting two Florida residents. 602 more words

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