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Hepatitis A outbreak grows in Hawaii

The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) reported an additional 33 hepatitis A cases in the past week, bringing the outbreak total to 168, prompting state health officials to enlist the help from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 143 more words

Disease

ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO CONQUERS GERMANY

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSLEF AGAINST THE DANGEROUS BUGS

by Elke Polzer

(to be publihsed in The Local Germany)

Bzzzzzzz…SPLAT. Why are you so itchy?! You ever caught one of these stinging insects? 1,733 more words
News

Zika, or dengue and Chikungunya: what should you be worried about at the Rio Olympics?

A number of athletes have pulled out of the Rio 2016 Olympics due to concerns about the Zika virus and the widening list of birth defects associated with infections during pregnancy. 907 more words

Research

Could a Zika epidemic start in your state? Absolutely

Michael Merchant, Extension Entomologist for Texas A&M AgriLife, shares the story of a Texas pest management professional who contracted Zika while on a mission trip in Dominica. 209 more words

Featured

Genetically modified mosquito release commences in the Cayman Islands

Caribbean News Now reports that the Cayman Islands government, s part of its mosquito controls, released genetically modified insects on in an effort to protect people from zika, dengue and chikungunya. 480 more words

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With the Mosquito Population Reaching a Critical Mass, Victoria TX Mosquito Control is of the Utmost Importance

Mosquitoes are a constant nuisance. They arrive at your BBQ, they show up for your summertime get togethers and they can even ruin a relaxing evening in your yard after a long day of work – they’re everywhere. 328 more words

Mosquito Control