Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘mosquito’

As the Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads globally, so does the risk of epidemics – Washington Post

As the Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads globally, so does the risk of epidemics - Washington Post

As the Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads globally, so does the risk of epidemics – Washington Post   By Brady Dennis November 24 at 2:00 PM An Aedes aegypti mosquito seen on a human hand in a lab in Colombia. (Jaime Saldarriag/Reuters) Of all the mosquito species that populate the planet, few have proved themselves more […]

Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases – NPR

Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases - NPR

Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases – NPR i Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a fogger to spray pesticide to kill mosquitoes in an effort to stop a possible Zika outbreak in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade […]

Latin America scrambles to squash Zika-spreading mosquito – Business Insider

Latin America scrambles to squash Zika-spreading mosquito - Business Insider

Latin America scrambles to squash Zika-spreading mosquito – Business Insider syndication.ap.orgIn this Feb. 1, 2016 photo, Guilherme Trivellato, from the British biotec company Oxitec, releases genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which are a vector for the spread of the Zika virus, in Piracicaba, Brazil. Oxitec raises male mosquitoes that have been modified to produce offspring […]

US Zika case sparks questions about sex and mosquito germs – Fox News

US Zika case sparks questions about sex and mosquito germs - Fox News

US Zika case sparks questions about sex and mosquito germs – Fox News NEW YORK (AP) — A sexually transmitted case of Zika in Texas has scientists scrambling to understand how much of a risk infection through sex is for the usually mosquito-spread illness. Experts still stress that mosquitoes are the main culprit in the […]

California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquito – Los Angeles Times

California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquito – Los Angeles Times San Francisco Chronicle California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquitoLos Angeles TimesFRESNO — A mosquito that can carry dengue and yellow fever has been found in California, prompting intense eradication efforts in the Central Valley and warnings from […]

DEET’s still the ‘holy grail’ against mosquito bites, but more natural options … – The Province

DEET’s still the ‘holy grail’ against mosquito bites, but more natural options … – The Province The Province DEET's still the 'holy grail' against mosquito bites, but more natural options …The ProvinceHealth Canada sets standards on the use of DEET, which was last reviewed in 2002. The government agency also offers advice on the use […]

What A Feeding Mosquito Looks Like Under Microscope (VIDEO) – Huffington Post

What A Feeding Mosquito Looks Like Under Microscope (VIDEO) – Huffington Post What A Feeding Mosquito Looks Like Under Microscope (VIDEO)Huffington PostSince this natural sweetener is known for a <a href="http://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutrition/8-health-benefits-of-honey-for-a-happy-new-year-sd.aspx" target="_hplink">wide range of health benefits</a>, including its anti-inflammatory and anti …

New Mosquito Patch In Fight Against Malaria And West Nile Virus – Medical News Today

New Mosquito Patch In Fight Against Malaria And West Nile Virus – Medical News Today The Denver Channel New Mosquito Patch In Fight Against Malaria And West Nile VirusMedical News TodayA new mosquito-beating patch is being developed in California that, if successfully rolled out in Africa, could help prevent illnesses such as malaria, West Nile […]

Mosquito control official wages war against bloodsuckers – USA Today

Mosquito control official wages war against bloodsuckers – USA Today USA Today Mosquito control official wages war against bloodsuckersUSA TodaySALISBURY, Md. — Like any good general, Bill Meredith scans a map detailing enemy locations and ponders whether to deploy planes, helicopters or ground vehicles. By Amanda Rippen White, …Lee, Collier counties steps up attack on […]

West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County: Summer safety tips for mosquito bites – Examiner.com

West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County: Summer safety tips for mosquito bites – Examiner.com West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County: Summer safety tips for mosquito bitesExaminer.comThere are also many natural ingredient products that have shown some success in repelling mosquitoes. These include citronella, lemon eucalyptus oil, soybean oil and fennel. It's […]

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