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By Guest Author On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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How to handle household pests during the summer

As you sit out by your garden on fading summer nights, don’t you just love to close your eyes and listen to the soft chirping birds and rustle of a breeze through young tree leaves? The warm weather is tantalizing More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Texas: Local Zika transmission reported in Brownsville

Texas health officials announced today the first case of Zika virus disease likely transmitted by a mosquito in Brownsville, Texas. The patient is a Cameron County resident who is not pregnant and who was confirmed More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Targeting Mosquitoes To Control Zika

MIAMI BEACH, FL. – With the latest efforts by county officials to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, Miami residents are amongst the first in the entire country to deal with the ramifications More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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How People Are Fighting Insects in 2016: New & Old Solutions

This summer was especially hot in terms of the endless fight with annoying insects like bed bugs, flies, mosquito, and termites. Britain’s summer insect invasion motivated the citizens of this country to use all More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Universal Zika Vaccine is the Next Step Forward

Recent studies have shown that Zika virus can be treated on vaccinating the individuals against any single strain. Any of the existing strains can be attended to which in turn is bound to offer complete protection More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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How to Deal with the World’s Most Dangerous Animal

What’s the world’s most dangerous animal? Is it a lion, a shark or a venomous snake? This article reveals what the animal is and how to deal with it! If you had to guess what the deadliest living creature More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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1st Zika case confirmed in South Carolina

South Carolina health officials have confirmed the first case of travel-associated Zika virus infection in a South Carolina resident. The case was confirmed in a person who recently traveled to a country with active More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Zika in Florida: 1st Martin County case, 6th pregnant woman

Florida health officials reported today that three additional travel associated Zika virus cases were reported, bringing the state total to 99. Martin County Florida mapImage/David Benbennick Martin County saw their More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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Guatemala: Locally acquired Zika virus infection confirmed

Following earlier reports on Outbreak News Today of local transmission of Zika virus in El Salvador, Mexico and Paraguay, the World Health Organization reports receiving notification of a laboratory-confirmed autochthonous More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Dengue fever on Big Island: 19 cases and counting

In a follow-up to the continuing coverage of the outbreak of autochthonous, or locally-acquired dengue fever on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) reported an additional four cases More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Florida reports 10 imported chikungunya cases in 2014

The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria and filariasis). More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
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Final 2012 West Nile numbers released by CDC, Israeli researchers suggest ‘global warming’ contributes to the outbreak of mosquito-borne disease

As promised, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released the final data for West Nile Virus in the US for 2012.   Photo/CDC According to the federal health agency numbers, “In More...



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