Mosquito Prevention

The Best Way to Prevent contracting the Zika Virus is to prevent getting bitten.

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News

Zika Virus

  • PETA Protesters Call on CSU to End Experiment Involving Birds 07 Dec 2019 04:50 Westword Standing together at the December 5 Colorado State University board of governor's meeting, five protesters from PETA  held signs that carried messages like “Animals are not ours to experiment on” and “CSU: Stop tormenting wild birds!" They might …
  • NMSU alum among Forbes 2020 ‘30 under 30’ list of healthcare entrepreneurs 07 Dec 2019 03:01 KRWG NMSU alum among Forbes 2020 ‘30 under 30’ list of healthcare entrepreneurs A New Mexico State University graduate who grew up in a small town south of Las Cruces was named by Forbes magazine among the top 30 young entrepreneurs creating solutions to some …
  • Colombia: Colombia: Dengue Outbreak DREF Operation No. MDRCO016 Update 1 06 Dec 2019 19:01 Relief Web A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster The dengue outbreak in Colombia has continued its growing trend in recent epidemiological weeks (EW). Between EW 40 and 46, there have been 100,733 cases of dengue and 1,205 cases of severe dengue. In …
  • Fetal Heart Test May Have Predictive Value for Kids’ Health 06 Dec 2019 18:14 HealthNewsDigest (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Changes in heart rate due to low oxygen conditions experienced by the fetus during pregnancy could predict the future heart health of babies, suggests research published today in The Journal of Physiology. Dr. Martin Frasch of UW …
  • In search of 'the perfect tree' 06 Dec 2019 15:03 International Falls Journal Students from McDonald’s class carry their chosen tree in from the field. Staff Photo by Hannah Olson Snow-covered school buses pulled into the driveway of the Saunders U-Cut Tree Farm on Thursday, and Falls Elementary students excitedly poured out, ready …
  • Study reports way to predict dengue transmission globally 06 Dec 2019 00:57 News-Medical.net A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE reports a model that is based on air travel, using the number of passengers flowing between international airports to predict how many of the air travellers arriving at any of these airports will have dengue, …
  • 2019: Eastern equine encephalitis poses threat 05 Dec 2019 14:58 Farm and Dairy BETHESDA, Md. — Although eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness, has existed for centuries, 2019 has been a particularly deadly year for the disease in the United States. As of Nov. 12, 36 confirmed cases of EEE had been reported by …
  • Navy lends a hand to stricken yacht in King’s Cup Regatta 05 Dec 2019 00:31 Phuket News PHUKET: The Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command dispatched a patrol boat to lend assistance to a yacht that suffered a propeller breakage and was taking on water while racing in the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta yesterday afternoon (Dec 3). The crew of She-Ra, …
  • Climate change: Time to rise before seas do 04 Dec 2019 05:30 Coral Gables News Houses line a flooded street after the effects of Hurricane Dorian arrived in Nassau, Bahamas, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/John Marc Nutt MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES Scientists conducted the tests and obtained results. They knew what was …
  • Common cold virus could infect fetus via placenta 03 Dec 2019 23:22 News-Medical.net According to researchers, the common cold viruses are capable of infecting human placental cells and may thus transmit the infection to the fetus in the womb during pregnancy. The new study was published in the journal PLOS ONE, and provides the first …
  • Eileen Kiely Enters State Senate Race 03 Dec 2019 22:31 The Source Weekly - Bend Oregon Eileen Kiely (D) of Sunriver is running for Oregon Senate District 27, challenging incumbent republican Tim Knopp of Bend who has held the seat since 2013. (Knopp told the Source Weekly that he plans to run for this seat again during the 2020 election.) …
  • The bizarre and ecologically important hidden lives of mosquitoes 03 Dec 2019 14:41 Phys.org Mosquitoes. Hordes of them, buzzing in your ear and biting incessantly, a maddening nuisance without equal. And not to mention the devastating health impacts caused by malaria, Zika virus and other pathogens they spread. But mosquitoes have a whole other …
  • New facility in Singapore aims to breed 5 million mosquitoes a week to fight dengue 03 Dec 2019 04:20 INQUIRER.net Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor places her hand in a cage full of male Wolbachia-Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which do not bite, at the launch of a new mosquito breeding facility in Ang Mo Kio on Dec 2, 2019. The …
  • Research uncovers mechanism that triggers inflammatory process by Mayaro virus 03 Dec 2019 00:15 News-Medical.net Dec 2 2019 The mechanism by which defense cells respond to infection by Mayaro virus has been described by a team affiliated with the Center for Research on Inflammatory Diseases - CRID in an article published in the journal PLOS Pathogens. According to …
  • A list of ten dangerous wild animals in Florida 02 Dec 2019 20:38 Florida Today Did you know an estimated 1.3 million alligators of every size live in all 67 counties in Florida, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission? Here are things to know about avoiding alligator-human interaction. Oscar Santiago Torres…
  • Potential harm of new viruses predicted by study 02 Dec 2019 14:40 Phys.org The threat to global human health posed by newly emerging viruses such as Ebola, SARS and the Zika virus can be predicted, a study has found. Scientists have developed a system to estimate how harmful each of the 214 known infectious viruses could be to …
  • Bacteria-infected mosquitoes slash dengue cases - Science, Technology and the Environment 01 Dec 2019 06:22 Stabroek News SAN JOSE (SciDev.Net) By infecting mosquitoes with a common bacterium, scientists have in trials reduced the ability of the insect to transmit dengue, chikungunya and other viral diseases by up to 79 per cent, an international meeting has heard. The best …
  • Nine women scientists who are doing phenomenal work 30 Nov 2019 17:43 The Economic Times Recently, scientist Gagandeep Kang had to forcefully remind a room full of senior colleagues — all men — that she was the chair and that they should speak only when their turn comes. “They hijack the conversation because they don’t respect you. This kind …
  • 6,000 notices issued for harbouring mosquito breeding sites 29 Nov 2019 21:27 Jamaica Gleaner Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, says some 6,000 notices have been served on persons for failing to destroy mosquito breeding sites on their properties. Tufton made the disclosure during a press briefing held at the Ministry’s New …
  • 6,000 Notices Served On Persons Harbouring Mosquito Breeding Sites 29 Nov 2019 16:39 Jamaica Information Service Story Highlights Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says some 6,000 notices have been served on persons failing to destroy mosquito breeding sites on their properties. He made the disclosure during a press briefing held at …