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  • Man v mosquito: what to do about our biggest killer 20 Sep 2019 06:24 The Guardian We are at war with the mosquito. A swarming and consuming army of 110tn enemy mosquitoes patrols every inch of the globe except for Antarctica, Iceland and a handful of French Polynesian micro-islands. The biting female warrior of this droning insect …
  • Technology Fails and Creates Superhybrid Mosquitoes 20 Sep 2019 05:41 Scoop Friday, 20 September 2019, 4:37 pm Press Release: GE Free NZ The unexpected disastrous failure of GE Pest Extinction technology has occurred. A new “super” hybrid genetically engineered (GE) mosquito has been created, and no one knows what the implications …
  • Neurotoxin Exposure May Have Caused Mysterious Illness of Diplomats in Cuba 20 Sep 2019 04:45 Latin American Herald Tribune TORONTO – The mysterious illness affecting Canadian and American diplomats stationed in Havana may be caused by neurotoxic agents in pesticides used to eradicate mosquitoes, according to Canadian researchers. The research, revealed Thursday by the Canadian …
  • 9,000 dengue cases reported this year 20 Sep 2019 03:14 The Dawn ISLAMABAD: As many as 8,933 dengue cases have been reported from across the country, while 16 people lost their lives during the current year. Briefing the media here on Thursday, Chief of Disease Surveillance Divi­sion at the National Institute of Health …
  • Brits in Spain may be swarmed by billions of angry mosquitoes after huge storms 20 Sep 2019 02:21 Mirror Brits in Spain may be swarmed by billions of angry mosquitoes after huge storms drenched the country. The notoriously aggressive Asian tiger mosquitoes are expected to flourish in the current wet conditions in Spain, following some of the worst storms in a …
  • HERB BENHAM: Please fly away and don't take me with you 20 Sep 2019 02:21 Bakersfield Californian I thought it was me. Mosquito bites can be like depression. When you’re down in the dumps, it’s hard to imagine there is somebody sitting next to you in the darkness. This has been the year. The summer. The here and now for mosquitoes. Mosquitos don’t bite …
  • EEE virus has central NC waiting for the end of mosquito season 20 Sep 2019 01:39 WNCN RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Mosquitoes are annoying, and Raleigh is at the end of the peak biting season, which is June through September. North Carolina State University associate professor Dr. Mike Waldvogel said flooding — particularly all the rain brought …
  • Cuba pesticides may have caused Canada diplomats' injuries: study 20 Sep 2019 00:53 Digital Journal Neurotoxins in pesticides used to fumigate against mosquitoes may be behind mysterious health complaints of Canadian diplomats in Cuba that had been blamed on suspected sonic attacks, according to a new study Thursday. Dozens of Canadian and US officials …
  • US Diplomats in Cuba May Have Become Ill Due to Chemicals in Pesticide Fumigation - Report 20 Sep 2019 00:04 Sputnik International Latin America 02:19 20.09.2019Get short URL WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US and Canadian diplomats in Havana, Cuba, may have become ill due to a neurotoxin used in pesticide fumigation and not by alleged sonic attacks, a clinical study commissioned by Global …
  • Voice of the Mirror: We should be ashamed of our sick planet legacy 19 Sep 2019 22:11 Mirror Friday will see hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets across the world to demand action on the climate crisis. This will inevitably cause some disruption but the cause deserves our support. The need to act could not be more urgent. Sea levels …
  • Zika virus fumigation may have caused 'Havana Syndrome': Leaked study 19 Sep 2019 21:55 CTV News TORONTO -- Canadian diplomats who suffered mysterious health issues after living in Cuba may have been exposed to neurotoxins used during pesticide fumigation against the Zika virus, according to a leaked study. The new research presents a more mundane …
  • Neurotoxin may have caused diplomats’ illness in Cuba: study 19 Sep 2019 19:15 News HAVANA (Reuters) - Fumigation against mosquitoes in Cuba and not “sonic attacks” may have caused some 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats and family members in Havana to fall ill, according to a new study commissioned by the Canadian government. FILE PHOTO: …
  • Two Israelis contract Zika after visiting Thailand 19 Sep 2019 17:38 Jerusalem Post A research scientist holds a vial marked "Zika" . (photo credit: REUTERS) Two Israelis were diagnosed with the Zika virus after a trip to Thailand, according to a joint statement issued by the Health Ministry and the Environment Ministry. One of …
  • Controlling Dengue 19 Sep 2019 16:31 Pakistan Today The disease is lethal, but can be beaten Dengue has evolved as a global life-threatening public health concern, affecting around 2.5 billion people in over 100 countries. The number of cases reported by members states.increased from 2.2 million in 2010 to …
  • The risk of a frightening global pandemic threatens millions — and we’re far from prepared to deal with it 19 Sep 2019 14:27 Raw Story If a lethal, respiratory-borne infection spreads around the world, the death toll could be in the range of 50 to 80 million people. That’s the conclusion of an annual report authored by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board on behalf of the World Bank …
  • Helicopter drops target disease-carrying mosquitoes 19 Sep 2019 13:29 KSWB Please enable Javascript to watch this video SAN DIEGO -- The county of San Diego will make a mosquito larvicide drop Thursday on more than 30 waterways around the county. Vector Control officials conduct mosquito larvicide drops about once a month for …
  • We are not ready for pandemic that could kill 80M, World Health Organization warns 19 Sep 2019 10:02 WRAL The chances of a global pandemic are growing — and we are all dangerously under prepared, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In a report published on Wednesday by a panel of international health experts and officials, they pointed to the …
  • Havana syndrome: Exposure to neurotoxin may have been cause, study suggests 19 Sep 2019 08:08 CBC The mysterious ailments experienced by some 40 Canadian and U.S. diplomats and their families while stationed in Cuba may have had nothing to do with sonic "attacks" identified in earlier studies.  According to a new Canadian study, obtained by …
  • Some Small Texas Towns Are Declaring Themselves ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’ 19 Sep 2019 05:46 Texas Observer When it comes to the Texas Legislature’s actions on abortion restrictions this year, virtually no one is happy. For abortion-rights advocates, it was yet another session of playing defense, with lawmakers ultimately passing several measures that opponents …
  • Education should be free from politics, says Shafqat Mahmood 19 Sep 2019 03:36 The News International Education should be free from politics, says Shafqat Mahmood While inaugurating the National Institute of Virology at the Dr Panjwani Centre for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), Karachi University, on Wednesday, Federal Minister for Education …