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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

The Influence of Climate Change on global distributions of Dengue and Chikungunya Vector Species

by Kaylee Anderson

The global distribution of human cases of dengue and other mosquito-transmitted disease presents a serious health problem, especially considering the diseases have spread significantly in recent years. 356 more words

Climate Change

Disease

Mumps in Brazil

The outbreak of mumps in Brazil’s Federal District, which includes the Brazilian capital city, Brasília, has grown to nearly 1000 cases and has residents concerned as more cases are reported weekly. 97 more words

Disease

Wolbachia Bacterium Prevents Mosquitoes from Transmitting Zika and Chikungunya

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have confirmed that a benign bacterium called Wolbachia pipientis can completely block transmission of Zika virus in Aedes aegypti… 1,122 more words

Entomology News

#AToZJamaicaChallenge: Z is for Zika (Finally, Inevitably)

Well, this is the final chapter in the wanderings through the alphabet that my colleagues Dennis Jones, Susan Goffe and I embarked on at the beginning of the month. 333 more words

Environment

One Stop Shopping: Mosquito Bite Study May Lead to a Cure for Zika and West Nile

As cities worldwide scramble to avoid a Zika virus epidemic this summer, doctors are also working around the clock to find a cure.

But what if physicians could treat not only Zika, but also other mosquito-borne diseases including West Nile virus (which kill… 503 more words

Zika Virus