MARIN (CBS SF) — With mosquito season approaching and concerns growing about the Zika virus, residents in Marin and Sonoma County are finding out a tax they shot down is coming back to bite them. 280 more words
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This blog post by Anja Choon was published on BugBitten, 20 May 2016.
The Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013 showed that slightly over a third (36%) of people in participating households had had access to an ITN the night before the survey, and only 12.9% had used their nets that night. 102 more words
Meet Wolbachia – the bacteria that could rid the world of dengue
Dengue is one of the world’s most devastating infectious diseases. Around half of the entire planet’s population is at risk from dengue infection, which can lead to excruciating joint pain, haemorrhaging and, eventually, death. 139 more words
By Vassilis Ragoussis
I’m sure most of you have read or at least heard about the Zika virus outbreak that has occurred. There has been an explosion of information on social media and news websites that has been alarming, and what I can say, somewhat terrifying. 757 more words