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Mosquito usually carries quite infectious virus like Ebola. Do mosquitoes get infected by viruses they transmit?

Thus far, ‘There is no evidence that mosquitoes or other insects can transmit Ebola virus‘ (1). However, several other viral diseases are mosquito-borne. These include… 278 more words

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Mosquito-borne Diseases Risk Mapping – Spatial and Temporal Modeling with Geospatial Analyses

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A postgraduate research training opportunity is available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD)/National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL). The appointment will be served with the Systems Exposure Division (SED) in Research Triangle Park, NC. 643 more words

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Dengue! How severe can it be (part 2)

First day of hospitalization:-

  • When I finally woke up from my dizzy delirium, I found myself in emergency ward of Medical College in my hometown (which is not my alma mater)
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Texas confirms locally transmitted Zika case

Even though winter is arriving in the South, residents should not get complacent about protecting themselves from mosquito-borne viruses. PCT Online reported last week that a locally-transmitted case of Zika has been discovered in Texas. 210 more words

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Rio fights Zika with biggest release yet of bacteria-infected mosquitoes

In Nature online

by Ewen Callaway

Two South American metropolises are enlisting bacteria-infected mosquitoes to fight Zika, in the world’s biggest test yet of an unconventional yet promising approach to quell mosquito-borne diseases. 554 more words

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Free Collection of articles on Aedes albopictus [Asian tiger mosquito] - Journal of Medical Entomology - Sept 2016 issue

This collection of scientific papers is particularly timely because of the potential involvement of Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito, with Zika virus.

In particular, these 4 may be of general interest to an IPM audience  – 113 more words

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Ancient Scourge/Modern Crises

Before the Zika crisis and before Ebola, West Nile Virus, or even Yellow Fever, mosquitoes brought Malaria. We just didn’t know it.

Malaria is an old scourge. 1,272 more words

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