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via @peacecorpsnicaragua: #repost @eallennilsen: “#INeverKnew how dangerous #mosquitoes were. In the tropics, OFF just doesn’t cut it.
#peacecorpsnicaragua #publichealth #zika #dengue #chikungunya #malaria #bloggingabroad #BAphotochallenge” #fumigation

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Island Medicine (Part 2)

So a few weeks ago, this happened.

And even though it didn’t really matter what version of mosquito-born illness I contracted, I did follow through with my doctor’s advice and went to have a blood test and pee in a cup. 349 more words



Brazil – Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika Virus

The Brazil Ministry of Health reports (computer translated) 855 cities, or approximately 37 percent, are in a situation of alert and risk of outbreak of the mosquito borne viral diseases, dengue, chikungunya and Zika, according to the Fast Index Survey for Aedes aegypti (LIRAa) of 2016 released by the Health Minister, Ricardo Barros yesterday. 155 more words


Island Girl Down!

What happens when you live in the tropics, on a normally arid and windy island, and you have an exceptional amount of rain and little wind? 602 more words


While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Nov 8 edition

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

“Lazy mosquitoes” mean more women than men get chikungunya – scientists

“Lazy mosquitoes” are the reason why women, who tend to spend more time at home than men, are more likely to be infected by chikungunya, a painful mosquito-borne viral disease which spreads the same way as Zika, researchers said on Monday (Nov 7). 479 more words

Current Affairs

Students Rally for Mosquito Eradication

VIJAYAWADA: November 6, 2016

Over 300 municipal school students led by the corporators and officials of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation took out an awareness rally on… 97 more words

Mosquito Netting


Chikungunya in Rajasthan, India.

Rajasthan has witnessed worst outbreak of chikungunya in past nine years as 1,686 cases have already been reported from the state this year. 70 more words