Repellents are volatile chemicals that repel insects (1, 2, 3). An ideal one would protect against a wide variety of insects for several hours at a stretch without causing any adverse reactions. 1,672 more words
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Idaho’s first 2016 human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection was confirmed in an Elmore County woman in southern Idaho. The woman, in her 30s, is recovering at home from West Nile fever. 393 more words
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Florida’s governor says the state has concluded that four mysterious Zika infections likely came from mosquitoes in the Miami area.Gov. Rick Scott said Friday that no mo… 156 more words
The Centers for Disease Control have awarded $1,027,623 to the state Department of Health for Zika virus preparation and response activities.
State epidemiologist, Dr. Sarah Park, says “we’re grateful for this federal support to help address Hawaii’s risk for mosquito-borne diseases and better enable us to protect the public’s health.” 118 more words