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1st West Nile virus infected mosquitoes in Idaho this season detected in Canyon County

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus (WNV) were detected in Canyon County on June 12, 2018, prompting public health officials to remind people to take precautions to “Fight the Bite.” The positive mosquitoes, which are the first detected in the state this year, were collected by the Canyon County Mosquito Abatement District. 387 more words

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How does methylene blue’s mode of action differ from chloroquine in treating malaria?

‘How does methylene blue’s mode of action differ from chloroquine in treating malaria?‘

References the news article, https://newatlas.com/methylene-blue-dye-malaria/53280/?utm_source=quora&utm_medium=referral

While Chloroquine is chemically derived from Methylene Blue ( 1,778 more words

Mosquito-borne Diseases

Fight the Bite: Reduce your risk of West Nile virus by avoiding mosquito bites this summer

Seems like it’s just starting to warm up and feel like spring, so is it mosquito season already?

Yes, local mosquito abatement districts are surveying and treating for mosquitoes already this year. 572 more words

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Insect Repellents

It’s spring, so there have been several insect-related stories in the news recently. The CDC recently reported that the number of people getting diseases transmitted by mosquito, tick and flea bites tripled in the US from 2004 to 2016. 415 more words


Spring has arrived in Idaho...and so have ticks and mosquitoes! Prevention tips:

As the weather warms up, more of us are getting outdoors with our families and pets for fun and exercise. Unfortunately, the nicer weather also brings out ticks and mosquitoes. 589 more words

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How To Avoid Mosquito Bites On Your Gap Year.

The best way to avoid contracting mosquito borne diseases like malaria, dengue and zika on your gap year, is to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes in the first place. 107 more words


What Mosquito Repellent Is Best For Your Gap Year?

Using a good mosquito repellent is essential on your gap year to reduce the risk of getting bitten and contracting insect borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, zika and many more. 143 more words