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Weird Disease Wednesday: West Nile Virus

With 1/3 of the votes, this WDW goes to West Nile Virus! I’m sure the majority of us from New England (at least) remember/still get periodic updates about spraying for West Nile or pamphlets in the mail about how to protect yourself about this mosquito borne illness, but what do you REALLY know about it? 1,181 more words

Global Health

Mosquitoes That Breed Year-Round Infuriate Residents On Upper West Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – When was the last time you suffered a mosquito bite? If your answer is recently, you likely live on a block of the Upper West Side where a year-round sewer species just won’t die. 354 more words

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Disease

West Nile virus – Brazil

On 9 December 2014, the Ministry of Health of Brazil reported a case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the state of Piauí (PI). 90 more words

Disease

Suffolk County Announces Year's First West Nile Case

ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Suffolk County has announced its first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

The county health commissioner said Friday that the patient is a man over the age of 55 who lives in the Town of Islip. 125 more words

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The Best Gift Idea: protection from mosquitoes and ticks!

If you are struggling this holiday season, on what to give that hard-to-buy-for person…our Gift Certificates are now available! You can buy them for a one time trial… 59 more words

Mosquito Control

Study finds TICKS like to hang out at GOLF COURSES ~ COLORADAN succumb s to HANTAVIRUS ~ TICK-BORNE ANAPLASMOSIS cases nearly double in MAINE ~ FOLLOW-UP REPORT: Test confirms first GRAY WOLF near GRAND CANYON in 75 years ~ WEST NILE VIRUS (WNV) report from CALIFORNIA ~ RABIES reports from NJ, PA & VA.

Global 11/22/14 business-standard.com: Golf courses are prime habitats for ticks, the tiny bloodsucking creatures, says a new study. Ticks like to feed at the boundaries between the woods and open spaces – the kind of settings found in golf courses. 1,115 more words

Viral Disease

Did you know some mosquitoes and their eggs can survive the winter?

As Alabama experiences a cold snap this week, have you ever wondered if mosquitoes can actually survive the Winter? Well, yes they can!

 Certain mosquitoes can survive winter in the larval stage. 298 more words

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