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Fears Grow In Wake Of Confirmation Of 1 Case Of Zika Virus In LA County

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — New fears have emerged over the incurable disease Zika virus amid confirmation from health officials of one confirmed case in Los Angeles County. 420 more words



The people in the South End of Dearborn Heights are wearing out trying to keep ahead of the disease. The symptoms of this disease are blight, rats, and the inability to stop these things, and worse, from happening and destroying their homes and their lives. 444 more words

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Trope-a-Day: Sticks to the Back

Sticks to the Back: Both possible, and done, with tiny vector-control emitters sewn into the clothing that can grasp objects you place on top of them and hold them in place against the emitters, or even at a designated range from them.  93 more words


Malaria resistant mosquitoes are not actually that useful

The recent news of a lab strain of Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes being unable to be infected by the malaria parasite has hit the headlines. But unfortunately, amazing as the science behind this is, I really wouldn’t put your hopes up on malaria free Anopheline mosquitoes becoming the norm at time soon (or ever really). 288 more words


Response to noknok:

According to Carol Stuart, president of the South West Dearborn Heights Associates, she had a meeting with Mayor Paletko just a few weeks ago.  She stated that he promised her to have the Ordinance Officers Vector certified to tend to the rat problem.  58 more words

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Spraying for mosquitoes will begin next week.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Spraying for mosquitoes will begin next week.

People who are sick and tired of being bitten by mosquitoes will be glad to know that help is on the way to hopefully address this problem of mosquitoes biting on our community. 211 more words

City Ordered To Stop Prohibited Conduct.

All of us here on Make A Difference in Dearborn Heights are very disturbed to hear this latest news about the Rat problem in Dearborn Heights. 123 more words

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