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By Spraying Your Yard for Mosquitoes Now, You Won’t Have to Worry About Being Eaten Alive Once the Mosquito Population Spikes

Mosquito season is about to be in full-swing. Have you noticed the irritating bites while outside during the evening? Has the swarm of backyard infiltrators arrived in your yard? 308 more words

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Climate change triggers the spread of infectious diseases

Human factors and extreme weather events are bringing populations and wildlife closer to deadly pathogens, Joanne Shen reports for Aljazeera America. Among the examples she presents in the article is the spread of the chikungunya virus in the Caribbean. 637 more words


High-End Vacationers Cancel Caribbean Trips Because of Chikungunya

Since last December, when the first two locally transmitted cases of chikungunya hit St. Martin, media hype added to the United States’ preexisting fear of exoticism, deterring tourists from travel to nearby islands. 831 more words

Chikungunya likely to become endemic to the Caribbean

Dr. James Hospedales, Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) stated that the Chikungunya virus is likely to become endemic to the Caribbean. He raised the issue during his participation in a public forum on Ebola and Chikungunya in Kingston on Tuesday. 220 more words


RC notices children fleeing Chick-among-us

We are not amused! Annoyance is causing Us excessive shedding due to stress.

Enough chatter! Our paw has been waving for your undivided attention. We are experiencing elbow fatigue. 733 more words


Mosquito Infections You Need To Know About In the Columbia SC Area

Mosquitoes bring some nasty infections with them.  The little buggers are also found in every state in the US, from Alaska to Florida.  Worldwide, they thrive in every climate whether hot or cold.  741 more words

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First Chikungunya case acquired in the United States reported in Florida

Seven months after the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya was recognized in the Western Hemisphere, the first locally acquired case of the disease has surfaced in the continental United States. 719 more words