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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


Myths About the Yellow Fever Vaccine

Endemic yellow fever was eliminated in the United States in 1905, way before the first yellow fever vaccine was developed (1935) and licensed (1953).

How did that work? 932 more words

Vaccine Misinformation

Bemused Backpacker Partners With Bug Off.

Bemused Backpacker is proud to partner with Bug Off! A national campaign aimed at highlighting the risk of mosquito and insect borne diseases and the importance of using insect repellents and other preventative methods during your travels. 700 more words

Travel Health

How did scientists figure out the Plasmodium life cycle?

Not one or two but the efforts of many over centuries led to the deciphering of the Plasmodium life cycle. Malaria histories point to Giovanni Maria Lancisi – Wikipedia… 2,862 more words

Mosquito-borne Diseases

How did the Zika virus get to the US?

A Vector (epidemiology) – Wikipedia -borne disease spread by bites of infected Aedes – Wikipedia species, Zika’s recent trajectory suggests it was only a matter of time before it got to the US. 304 more words


Rid Your Property Of Standing Water To Combat Mosquitoes

Standing water caused by rain and flooding can be prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes, which can spread harmful diseases such as West Nile, Zika and more. 339 more words


DHEC urges South Carolinians to protect against mosquito bites in light of confirmed West Nile virus cases

COLUMBIA, S.C. – An Anderson County individual has died from West Nile virus, the first such occurrence in South Carolina this year, and DHEC is urging residents to take precautions. 345 more words