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Does it matter if the county next to you does vector control? YES!

ABSTRACT: Vector-borne disease transmission is often typified by highly focal transmission and influenced by movement of hosts and vectors across different scales. The ecological and environmental conditions (including those created by humans through vector control programmes) that result in metapopulation dynamics remain poorly understood. 242 more words


Officials urge protection from mosquitoes

With the total solar eclipse days away, and with several recent additional pools of mosquitoes in Malheur County testing positive for West Nile virus and St. 26 more words

Health Authority

Toxorhynchites: the mosquitoes that hunt other mosquitoes

Mosquitoes enjoy a cosmopolitan distribution and equally cosmopolitan infamy. They are a core element of both terrestrial and aquatic food chains, serving as prey for a variety of animals, but they are also dangerous vectors of disease-causing agents. 976 more words

Life Science

Officials Brace For Possible Cases Of Zika With Outbreak Of New Aggressive Mosquito In SoCal

LAKE BALBOA  (CBSLA.com)  —  Los Angeles residents already have to worry about quakes, mudslides, wild fires and horrible traffic.

But officials worry a new type of mosquito, the Aedes,could soon add Zika to that list. 288 more words


Career Opportunities: Scientist II, Bayer

Supporting the Professional Pest Management & Vector Control businesses in North America, the primary responsibilities of this role, Scientist ll, are to:

  • Provide technical leadership in developing new products and label expansions, new formulations and alternative control methods.
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Texas A&M garners $10 million grant to establish center, fight vector-borne diseases

by Steve Byrnes, Texas A&M AgriLife

Texas A&M AgriLife recently received a substantial monetary boost to bolster its aggressive fight to stem the spread of vector-borne diseases for the public good, said Dr. 735 more words