Mosquito Prevention

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

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News

Zika Virus

  • What does it mean to have a ‘good death’? 18 Aug 2019 08:31 Los Angeles Times What do you see when you picture an ideal death? Are you surrounded by friends and family members, or is the setting more intimate? Are you at a hospital or at home? Are you pain-free? Were you able to feed yourself up until your death? Is there a …
  • YouTube’s Algorithms Blamed For Brazil’s Dangerous Conspiracy Video-Sharing on WhatsApp 18 Aug 2019 00:25 News Sunday the New York Times reported that YouTube "radicalized" Brazil -- by "systematically" diverting users to conspiracy videos. Yet conventional wisdom in Brazil still puts the blame on WhatsApp, the Times reported in a follow-up …
  • Using genetics to try to figure out how to get mosquitoes to stop biting us 17 Aug 2019 23:05 Los Angeles Times Among all the beasts in the animal kingdom, perhaps none is more dangerous to humans than the mosquito. The whiny insects aren’t just irritating — they can be deadly. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reckons that mosquitoes are …
  • Health ministry ramps up vector control programme 17 Aug 2019 15:23 Jamaica Observer THE Ministry of Health and Wellness has officially launched its Enhanced Vector Control Programme as it continues the fight against mosquito-borne illnesses. The programme will engage 1,000 temporary workers who will join more than 200 permanent staff in …
  • Dengue in Caribbean a 'complex situation' — PAHO 17 Aug 2019 15:23 Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning of what it describes as “the complex situation” of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean. It says the region is currently experiencing “a new epidemic cycle of the …
  • 10 Things Mosquitoes Are Good For 17 Aug 2019 02:50 24/7 Wall St What are mosquitoes good for? You might be asking that question on a summer evening as you’re sipping your drink of choice and the pesky pests arrive to spoil the mood. There are as many as 3,500 species of mosquitoes, some of which can be found as far …
  • 7 infant primates die at UC Davis’ primate research center 17 Aug 2019 02:47 California Aggie Some believe negligence is to blame Seven infant primates died while under the watch of scientists at the California National Primate Research Center. Dedicated to improving the health of both animals and people, The California National Primate Research …
  • Mitigating mosquitoes with Sarasota's experts 17 Aug 2019 02:24 Longboat Observer Sarasota County is home to more than 30 species of mosquitoes, and 13 of Florida's 80-plus species of mosquitoes can carry dangerous diseases. Although there is no silver bullet to keep mosquitoes from biting, Sarasota health officials identified  …
  • Enhanced Vector Control Programme Launched 17 Aug 2019 00:36 Jamaica Information Service Story Highlights The Ministry of Health and Wellness has officially launched its Enhanced Vector Control Programme as it continues the fight against mosquito-borne illnesses. The programme will engage 1,000 temporary workers, who will join more than 200 …
  • PAHO warns of new epidemic cycle of dengue regionally 16 Aug 2019 20:11 Radio Jamaica The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is warning of a complex situation of dengue in the Caribbean and Latin America which are currently experiencing a new epidemic cycle of the disease after two years of low incidence.    According to the latest …
  • Health Ministry launches enhanced vector control programme 16 Aug 2019 19:17 Jamaica Gleaner The Ministry of Health and Wellness has officially launched its Enhanced Vector Control Programme as it continues the fight against mosquito-borne illnesses. The programme will engage 1,000 temporary workers, who will join more than 200 permanent staff in …
  • How YouTube Misinformation Resolved a WhatsApp Mystery in Brazil 16 Aug 2019 17:03 International Herald Tribune MACEIÓ, Brazil — We traveled to Brazil this spring for many reasons, but one of them was to try to solve a mystery that had been bothering us for months. Conventional wisdom has said that WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook, played a …
  • Communicable Disease Market Research Report 2019 - Global Forecast to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 16 Aug 2019 15:04 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 16, 2019-- The "Communicable Disease Market: A Research Overview" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The scope of this report covers therapeutics used in the treatment of communicable …
  • Mosquito misery: can environmental changes reduce mosquito-transmitted disease? 16 Aug 2019 14:23 Phys.org In autumn, as the heat becomes a bit more bearable and football season approaches, people begin to spend more time outdoors where they are sure to be plagued by that quintessential Louisiana nuisance—mosquitoes. And, mosquitoes are more than just an annual …
  • PAHO warns of the complex situation of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean 16 Aug 2019 12:11 Guyana Chronicle The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warns of the complex situation of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean, a Region that is currently experiencing a new epidemic cycle of the disease after two years of low incidence. According to the latest …
  • Op-Ed: Should you be worried about Ebola? It depends on where you live 16 Aug 2019 10:34 Los Angeles Times The latest outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic virus Ebola has claimed more than 1,800 lives in Congo and been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization. But how worried should other nations be about its …
  • Five simple ways to protect your family from flu during monsoon 16 Aug 2019 09:57 Indian Express It is essential to protect yourself and your family from diseases like flu, cold, malaria, zika, cholera this monsoon. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) There is no denying that monsoon brings respite from the scorching summer months, but it also brings …
  • University at Buffalo gets $1.1 million for genetics study 16 Aug 2019 07:55 Washington Times BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The University at Buffalo is getting $1.1 million in federal funding to study mosquito and fruit fly genetics. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced the funding Thursday. They say the university’s research on the …
  • Dauphin County collects West Nile Virus-infected mosquito sample 16 Aug 2019 07:01 WHTM WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) – The Dauphin County Conservation District has collected its first West Nile Virus-infected mosquito sample of the year.   The infected sample was collected on Aug. 9 in Washington Township. No human cases of West Nile Virus …
  • The Truth About 5G 16 Aug 2019 02:25 AltWeeklies.com Spotted in Queen Anne Published with permission from the photographer If you've walked around Queen Anne recently, you may have noticed a bright yellow flier hanging from utility poles around the neighborhood: "PUBLIC NOTICE," reads one …