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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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Daughter-In-Law Of Woman Hospitalized With West Nile Virus Shares Her Story

CORONA (CBSLA.com) — Last month, Dolores Farnsworth was horseback riding with her granddaughter in Norco.

But on Tuesday night, she remained in the intensive-care unit of a hospital battling West Nile virus. 196 more words


Practicum/Student Spotlight - Cyril Patra

Hi! My name is Cyril Patra. This year I was selected as 1 of the 5 Public Health Community Scholar Awardees. This fellowship was awarded with an encouragement to contribute valuable research in hope for the improvement of the health status of our community. 1,037 more words

West Nile detected in chickens in Contra Costa County

CONCORD (KRON) — Vector control officials in Contra Costa County are warning residents to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites, after two chickens tested positive for West Nile virus. 356 more words