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Positive Tests for West Nile Virus?

Summer is officially over for all of the kids going back to school today. Here in Atlanta most of us know that just because the kiddos have gone back to school it doesn’t mean that the summer weather has come and gone. 695 more words

Mosquito Control

Brazil combats dengue with genetically modified mosquitoes

More than one-third of the world’s population lives in regions at-risk for dengue viral infection, and as many as 400 million people are affected by the disease annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 472 more words


One Child at a Time

Did you know that a child dies every hour from a preventable disease? This disease claims the lives of 483,000 children per year. 90% of these children are in Africa. 586 more words

Mosquito Control

Health Officials Warn of New Mosquito Virus in the Midwest

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - First, West Nile Virus.

Now, we’re being told to brace for the arrival of another mosquito-borne illness.

It’s called chikungunya, and symptoms can include fever, headaches, rash and joint pain so severe it can actually lead to a permanent disability. 204 more words