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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 The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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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 Guest Author On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Companies taking measures to eradicate office bugs

Business organizations are making sincere efforts to tackle the problem of bug infestations. Encounters with stinging insects like mosquitoes, ants, and gnats, as well as the low morale of the people working in More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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Exterminate the Pests You’re Finding With These 5 Simple Tricks

When you spot gnats, ants or other small pests in your home, you can usually use a few tricks to keep their numbers down and eventually eliminate them entirely. These five tricks are simple, inexpensive and reduce More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Pest Control Calls on the Rise as Yellow Jackets Swarm North Bay

Pest control calls are on the rise in North Bay as yellow jackets swarm the area. Summer is high season for these aggressive wasps, which are known for crashing outdoor parties and picnics in search of food. Populations 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 Guest Author On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Travel Warnings Revised by US Government as Zika Virus Falters at Higher Elevation

According to reports, the Zika travel issues have been pacified to a larger extent with the government allowing pregnant women an open pass to Mexico City. This came as a surprise to some but US Govt. explains the 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, October 17th, 2013
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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 Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 24th, 2010
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Teens announce 25 is now old thanks to the Mosquito

Can you hear that? Nothing. That silence is the sound of our fleeting youth. Photo/CDC 25 is the new old. Well, that’s what I’m being told. The reason is simple: the mosquito. The Mosquito, Mosquito More...



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