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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
A crucial step in management of mosquito-borne diseases is knowing exactly what kind of mosquitoes are present in any given locale. Are they garden-variety species that aren’t carriers of human pathogens, or are they potentially dangerous vectors such as… 761 more words
Written by: Samhati Bhattacharjya
World Mosquito Day, which is observed every year on Aug 20 across the globe, was first established in 1897, after Sir Ronald Ross discovered the link between mosquitoes and malaria transmission. 526 more words
Is there any evidence that the Zika virus hurts the brain development of infants or young children if they're infected after they're born?
Most reported Zika-associated microcephaly cases are from intrauterine first trimester infection. Among perinatal, specifically third trimester and immediate post-birth, Zika cases, there are only a few case reports of brain development issues. 782 more words