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New Mosquito Trap Smart Enough To Keep Just The Bad Bugs

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape — and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite. 589 more words

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Vaccinosis? Should I be worried? Ask the Vet.

Every year I have to vaccinate my horse for a variety of things. In North America the list of recommended vaccinations is quite long.

1.       Flu and Rhinopneumonitis ( Equine Herpesvirus) 1,104 more words

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California's Booming Mosquito Population Puts Public At Increasing Risk

SANTA CRUZ (KCBS) — If you think you’re seeing more mosquitoes these days, you’re right.  A new study from UC Santa Cruz shows the mosquito population in our state is growing at an astonishing rate. 202 more words

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Retention pond concerns persist; city to add inspectors

AUSTIN (KXAN) — For the first time in nine years, Austin’s Watershed Protection Department is getting additional inspectors to check 7,000 privately-owned retention ponds across the city. 479 more words

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New study suggests more deaths from West Nile virus than predicted

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by Randy Dotinga, HealthDay News

A new study suggests that the death toll from the mosquito-borne West Nile virus might be much greater than thought because its effects may often kill people months or years after infection. 749 more words

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West Nile Virus may be more deadly than previously thought

AUSTIN (KXAN) — While West Nile Virus has been a health concern for years, there’s still a lot unknown about the disease. There’s still no treatment, no vaccine and little research on the long-term effects of the disease. 468 more words

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West Nile Virus may be more deadly than previously thought

AUSTIN (KXAN) — While West Nile Virus has been a health concern for years, there’s still a lot unknown about the disease. There’s still no treatment, no vaccine and little research on the long-term effects of the disease. 468 more words

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