Several times this season, Mosquito Squad of Central New Hampshire has cautioned you about mosquito borne diseases. Though we all know they exist, sometimes it is easy to go through life as if they don’t, simply because most of us have never been directly affected by them. 484 more words
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An experimental vaccine for the mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya looks to be very promising in the initial testing phases. Chikungunya, as you probably know from reading our blog, was brought back to the States by residents traveling to the Caribbean and other countries where it was prevalent. 354 more words
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) made its way into New Hampshire last week. According to The Eagle Tribune, the State Health Department has found the virus in a batch of mosquitoes in Londonderry ( 442 more words
Q: What can I do to get rid of mosquitoes near my pond?
Richard – Benkelman, NE
A: It’s twilight. You’re relaxing pond side, enjoying a cold beverage and conversation with your pals, when the buzzing and biting starts. 373 more words
Over the last few weeks we’ve heard a lot about the chikungunya virus as more and more cases are diagnosed here in the United States. Although this new disease is dangerous and painful, other mosquito-borne diseases are still present. 331 more words