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  • How to avoid mosquitoes this summer 23 Jun 2018 01:48 WTOC ALBANY, GA (WALB) - As the weather heats up and people begin to enjoy their summer, everyone wants to prevent mosquitoes from ruining their summertime fun. According to Chehaw Director of Education Jackie Entz, you should keep your lawn cut short. …
  • A mosquito virus that had never been identified in humans was... 22 Jun 2018 22:07 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Photo: George Coppock, Getty Images For repellent: "I've read in the farmer's almanac that spraying apple cider vinegar on your skin keeps them away." For repellent: "I've read in the farmer's almanac that spraying apple …
  • Oh Joy, We Just Found Another Virus Spread By Mosquitoes That Might Make Us Sick 22 Jun 2018 20:41 Gizmodo A mosquito-borne virus discovered over a half century ago has been found in humans for the first time ever, likely having caused a case of severe rash and fever in a Florida teenager in 2016. But despite the recent reveal, it’s likely the germ has been …
  • How to prevent – and deal with – bug bites 22 Jun 2018 20:10 Concord Monitor Online For children, summer brings the delight of endless hours outdoors, enjoying nature in full flourish. But that natural world includes insect life, some of which bite humans – including our children. While most are harmless, there are several issues that …
  • Bill Gates Donates $4M to Create Sexed-Up Self-Killing Mosquitoes 22 Jun 2018 19:47 News Max Bill Gates is donating $4 million to create sexed-up self-killing mosquitoes in a bold move to fight malaria, Fox News reported. The idea is to develop genetically modified male mosquitos containing a self-limiting gene to mate with their female …
  • Some California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus 22 Jun 2018 19:37 Pharmaceutical News FRIDAY, June 21, 2018 -- Aedes mosquitoes in California can spread the Zika virus, researchers report. Laboratory studies have shown that several species of Aedes mosquitoes can transmit Zika, but whether the same species in different regions could spread …
  • This is the Foreign Office’s latest travel advice for popular holiday destinations 22 Jun 2018 15:41 Portsmouth Today Going on a summer holiday is one of the best British traditions. Travelling to somewhere hot to lounge around in the sun for a couple of weeks, it’s basically perfection. But in the modern age tourists have to remain vigilant as threats of terrorism as …
  • Keystone Virus Makes First Known Jump From Mosquitoes To Humans 22 Jun 2018 15:20 KSTX Updated at 10:45 a.m. ET Friday Just in time for the hot, humid, bug-bite-riddled summer: Researchers from the University of Florida have confirmed the first known case of a human infected with the mosquito-borne Keystone virus. A 16-year-old boy in North …
  • Scientists Discover How Antiviral Gene Works 22 Jun 2018 15:11 MarketWatch.com BRONX, N.Y., June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's been known for years that humans and other mammals possess an antiviral gene called RSAD2 that prevents a remarkable range of viruses from multiplying. Now, researchers at Albert …
  • Boy is first human ever diagnosed with mosquito-borne Keystone virus 22 Jun 2018 14:19 Charleston Daily Mail A 16-year-old boy has become the first human infected by a mosquito virus that previously only affected animals, a new study warns. Just as the summer season of bites gets under way, the University of Florida warns there is another disease to add to our …
  • Bill Gates donates $4 million to creating self-destructive mosquitoes 22 Jun 2018 14:17 Charleston Daily Mail Bill Gates has donated $4.1 million to a lab creating mosquitoes that self-destruct by producing offspring that dies before reaching adulthood. Scientists at British biotech firm Oxitec are infecting female mosquitoes (the only ones that bite) with a …
  • Bill Gates donates $4M to create mosquitoes that kill each other using sex 22 Jun 2018 13:43 FOX News Genetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are pictured at Oxitec factory in Piracicaba, Brazil, October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker - S1AEUJGODLAB Microsoft founder Bill Gates is pouring £3million ($4 million) into a project to create …
  • Outgoing CHTA President hailed for contribution 22 Jun 2018 13:17 St. Lucia News Online Karolin Troubetzkoy (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – As the fourth Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) gets under way in Miami this weekend, the CEO of the Caribbean’s largest private sector organization is paying tribute to one of its leaders …
  • For emergency communications trainees, the worst case is the best practice 22 Jun 2018 11:21 Relief Web The Emergency Communications officers had been dispatched to support routine health messaging before a major international football championship. They had just arrived, but they could already sense that something was off. The border guards were unusually …
  • First Human Case Of Keystone Virus Reported In Florida 22 Jun 2018 08:38 Medical Daily A 16-year-old boy in Florida was infected with the Keystone virus in what seems to be the first-ever human case of the mosquito-borne illness. Doctors reported it took more than a year to identify the virus in the patient. Researchers from the University …
  • Meghan Marke, Prince Harry's Marriage Not On The Rocks After Royal Wedding 22 Jun 2018 06:23 International Business News Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's marriage is just fine. National Enquirer reported that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are already having some marital problems just a month after their royal wedding. The outlet published a report with a headline that …
  • Keystone Virus Makes Jump From Mosquitoes To Human For First Time 22 Jun 2018 03:57 WUWM Just in time for the hot, humid, bug-bite-riddled summer, here's another disease to worry about: Researchers from the University of Florida have confirmed a new mosquito-borne virus has made the jump from infecting only animals to infecting humans in …
  • Brazil develops GM mosquitoes with defective sperm to combat Zika 22 Jun 2018 03:38 China Economic Net Brazil has developed a new type of genetically modified mosquitoes, with defective spermatozoa that results in sterile eggs, in its fight against mosquito-borne diseases, local media reported on Thursday. The altered mosquitoes would be produced for …
  • There’s a new mosquito-borne virus in town, and you may have it 21 Jun 2018 23:04 WRTA iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Another disease to blame on mosquitos, in addition to Zika, dengue, chikungunya? The list of viruses infecting humans through pesky mosquito bites continues to increase: Keystone virus has joined the ranks. What is …
  • Florida teen first human diagnosed with mosquito-borne illness 21 Jun 2018 21:58 WPVI PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A teenager in Florida is the first human to be diagnosed with Keystone virus. Like West Nile and Zika, it's spread by mosquitoes. Experts thought it could only be spread to animals but this is the first human case. It sparked a …