Mosquito Prevention

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

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News

Zika Virus

  • Conifex sawmill to close in Fort St. James 25 Jun 2019 15:58 CBC Another sawmill company has announced that one of its B.C. operations is shutting down, adding another site to the swollen list of mill closures or slowdowns hitting the province. Conifex said it has agreed to sell its sawmill in Fort St. James to Hampton …
  • The pH of calcium ions controls ion channel opening 25 Jun 2019 13:21 Phys.org Ion channels are pores in the membrane of cells or cell organelles. They allow positively or negatively charged particles, so-called ions, to be transported across the membrane. Biochemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have now succeeded in …
  • Co-Diagnostics, Inc. Launches CE-Marked Multiplex Test at CARPHA 2019 25 Jun 2019 12:25 Odessa American SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2019-- Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CODX), a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of molecular diagnostic tests, today announced the launch of their Logix Smart™ ZDC …
  • Mosquito traps ‘vacuum’ insects to track insects 25 Jun 2019 07:04 WXMI Please enable Javascript to watch this video ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. - The Allegan County Health Department is working to trap mosquitoes and study them.  The goal is to track what types of diseases they may be carrying to keep you and your family safe. …
  • López Obrador: Sargassum problem is 'not very serious' 25 Jun 2019 04:11 Digital Journal President López Obrador today downplayed the gravity of sargassum landing on beaches in the Mexican Caribbean during a visit to Quintana Roo, emphasizing the actions his government is taking to address the problem. While the Mexican president is …
  • Nitrogen-rich diet reduces mosquitoes' ability to transmit Zika 25 Jun 2019 03:20 News-Medical.net Feed mosquitoes more nitrogen when they're young, and the adults are less likely to transmit the Zika virus, University of Florida scientists say. Now, researchers want to know why, and they're determined to discover how the findings can help …
  • The Global Biopharmaceuticals Market is Projected to Grow by 8.7% Through to 2025 and Reach $446 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com 25 Jun 2019 01:29 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 24, 2019-- The "Biopharmaceuticals - A Global Market Overview" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The biopharmaceuticals market is driven by various factors, such as an increase in the …
  • Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year 24 Jun 2019 23:10 SF Gate Updated 4:03 pm PDT, Monday, June 24, 2019 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last year. The ministry said in a note Monday that heavier rains and …
  • Newly established Phyllis Mailman Professorship will advance the research and development of lifesaving vaccines 24 Jun 2019 22:42 Newswise NEW YORK (June 24, 2019) – In honor of philanthropist Phyllis Mailman, The Mailman Foundation, the Joshua Mailman Foundation, and The Tow Foundation, have together endowed the Phyllis Mailman Professorship to support groundbreaking emerging infectious …
  • More Nitrogen in Mosquito Diet Reduces Its Ability to Transmit Zika 24 Jun 2019 22:42 Newswise Newswise — GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Feed mosquitoes more nitrogen when they’re young, and the adults are less likely to transmit the Zika virus, University of Florida scientists say. Now, researchers want to know why, and they’re determined to discover how …
  • There’s nothing else like it on TV 24 Jun 2019 08:31 Geelong Advertiser The streamers are waiting for next week to release their big guns — The Loudest Voice, Stranger Things — but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some gems around this week. MAD AS HELL (ABC and iview — Wednesday, June 26 at 8.30pm) media_camera Shaun Micallef: …
  • Medical team sent to Chikungunya hotspot after 14 people fell ill 23 Jun 2019 12:39 The Malaysian Star ALOR SETAR: A medical-cum-monitoring team from the Kedah Health Department has been sent to the suspected Chikungunya hotspot at Jalan Tengku Ibrahim here after 14 people fell ill. Its director Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail said the team will be separated into …
  • 14 individuals suspected of having chikungunya in Alor Star 23 Jun 2019 12:21 The Sun Daily ALOR STAR: Fourteen people living in a row of shophouses near City Plaza here are suspected to be infected with chikungunya after displaying symptoms of the disease such as fever, joint pain, and rashes. Kedah Health director Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail said …
  • The Pandemic Century by Mark Honigsbaum review – riveting study of mass disease 23 Jun 2019 11:18 Guardian Weekly At the beginning of the Peloponnesian war in 430BC, the Athenian general Pericles ordered his fellow citizens to retreat inside their harbour city to sit out a siege by the approaching Spartan army. The latter had the stronger force of soldiers but Athens …
  • Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude 23 Jun 2019 10:12 The Next Web The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new …
  • It’s that time again — when mosquitoes feast and we disagree on what to do about them 22 Jun 2019 13:38 The Washington Post Jupiter hovered in the lens of a telescope on our back deck, and more fireflies than I had ever seen lit up our yard with their flirtatious flashes. My children chased after their flickering forms, laughing. My husband fiddled with the telescope, …
  • Hornets, mosquitos and parakeets: 5 wild species from abroad that are heading for East Anglia 22 Jun 2019 11:45 Ipswich Star PUBLISHED: 12:30 22 June 2019 | UPDATED: 12:45 22 June 2019 Ross Bentley Ring-necked parakeet seen in Christchurch Park, Ipswich Picture: Christchurch Park Photos Archant Today, there are estimated to be over 3,000 non-native flora and fauna in England, …
  • Poll: US public aware of antibiotic resistance but sketchy on details 22 Jun 2019 00:49 CIDRAP A new Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) poll indicates that intensive efforts to educate the US public about the threat of antimicrobial resistance are paying off with high awareness of the problem, but some gaps in understanding still remain, including …
  • Biothreats, Real and Imagined 21 Jun 2019 13:04 Science & Technology Nature is the ultimate problem-solver. Through evolution, organisms adapt to changing environments, gain competitive advantages and develop better survival tools. This can be quite inspiring. Consider the human immune system’s balanced complexity. …
  • Mosquito season underway, but some cities offer relief from the bugs 21 Jun 2019 09:05 Lufkin Daily News With summer in full swing, so are all the mosquitoes. The Texas Department of Health Services warns Texas residents to take precautions against the dangers mosquitoes pose by carrying diseases like the Zika virus, the West Nile virus and malaria. They …