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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Nebraska: Zika, dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti, seen for 1st time in state

Nebraska state health officials are reporting for the first time the identification of the Aedes aegypti mosquito in the state. State and local officials discovered this mosquito in York County. Image/CDC Aedes More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Virginia Tech researchers develop chromosome map for Aedes aegypti, compare to Anopheles for disease prevention

Virginia Tech entomologists have developed a chromosome map for about half of the genome of the mosquito Aedes agypti, the major carrier of dengue fever and yellow fever.  A female Aedes aegypti mosquitoImage/CDC With More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Rhode Island is the latest US state to record imported chikungunya cases

The Rhode Department of Health (HEALTH) has confirmed two cases of chikungunya virus infection involving travelers who returned from the Dominican Republic on May 17 and May 29, 2014 after presenting to local physicians More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Florida: Dengue fever is ever present in the Sunshine State, Is chikungunya next?

Florida saw dengue fever for the first time in four decades in 2009 when the mosquito borne virus made its appearance in October of that year in Key West. Broward County FloridaImage/David Benbennick Since that More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Chikungunya total on St. Maarten increases to 10

The number of confirmed chikungunya fever cases reported on the Dutch Side of the island of St. Martin has jumped to 10, prompting health officials to start a country-wide clean up starting Saturday, according to More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 17th, 2013

What is yellow fever?

Yellow fever is a mosquito borne virus that once caused major epidemics in large cities of this country like Philadelphia and New Orleans. Due to good mosquito control and public health practice, the last epidemic More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Fresno County reports first human West Nile case, mosquito that carries dengue and yellow fever detected

Fresno County, California health officials are reporting the first human West Nile virus case in a Riverdale woman, making her the second case reported state-wide, according to a Fresno Bee report Friday. Female More...

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