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Why Is Malaria Particularly Dangerous For Young Children?

November 3rd, 2017

Why Is Malaria Particularly Dangerous For Young Children? As far as mosquito-borne diseases go, malaria seems to be the most common and deadly of them all. Malaria is especially dangerous to impoverished populations living in tropical conditions. Medical researchers have long known that malaria is particularly devastating for young children and infants. Young children, especially…

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The First Locally Transmitted Case Of Zika To Occur In The USA Since The Start Of Summer Has Been Confirmed

October 18th, 2017

The First Locally Transmitted Case Of Zika To Occur In The USA Since The Start Of Summer Has Been Confirmed Everyone is grateful about the fact that the Zika virus is not infecting people at the rate that it did last year. Even some of the most Zika affected areas in the world, such as…

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A Quick And Easy Zika Virus Test Has Been Approved By The FDA

October 10th, 2017

A Quick And Easy Zika Virus Test Has Been Approved By The FDA Given the global panic that Zika caused two years ago, you would think that several different companies raced to have their Zika testing devices on the market first. Surprisingly, neither the public nor the private sector managed to have a convenient Zika…

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The West Nile Virus Is The Deadliest Mosquito-Borne Disease In California

September 29th, 2017

The West Nile virus is continuing to claim human lives across the United States, especially in the state of California. Eight people within the state have now died from the virus this year. An eighty four year old woman named Julie Shepherd was the latest victim of the West Nile virus in California. Shepherd was…

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A Rare Mosquito Borne Disease Returns

August 31st, 2017

A Rare Mosquito Borne Disease Returns Hopefully you have never contracted a mosquito-borne disease. You, most likely, have not, but you can likely name a few. There is, of course, the West Nile virus, which is making a comeback this year, and has already infected at least one individual within the United States. There is…

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Knowledge of Mosquito-borne Diseases Should be Top of Mind in Summer

August 18th, 2017

Knowledge of Mosquito-borne Diseases Should be Top of Mind in Summer Many people may connect the height of mosquito season, occurring in the summer through early fall, to the irksomely itchy welts that accompany mosquito bites. But, there are far worse associations to make with these blood-sucking pests, such as the health threats they pose…

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The Presence Of Zika Carrying Mosquitoes Is The Reality

July 6th, 2017

When it comes to the Zika virus and the amount of people that are becoming infected with the virus this year, there is both good news and bad news. The good news is that the amount of Zika infections has dropped sharply since last year, and this is true even in areas that were heavily…

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Mosquito Borne Diseases – The Greater the Itch, The More Likely You’ll Catch Them

November 8th, 2016

The current Zika virus epidemic has shone a bright light upon the problem of mosquito-borne diseases in the past year. Scientists are looking more and more into how to deal with the problem of mosquitos spreading these diseases as a whole, and have found that some rules apply to all of them. One thing they’ve…

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This Is How The Zika Virus Could Make Its Way North

October 10th, 2016

Researchers have confirmed that a mosquito known as Culex quinquefasciatus is able to contract the Zika virus. This is a potentially big deal since this type of mosquito thrives in colder climates. However it is not yet known whether this mosquito contracts the Zika virus in the wild. If this mosquito can contract Zika in…

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Babies Born With Zika May Have More Medical Issues Than Microcephaly

October 5th, 2016

Since the Zika virus started making news early last year there has been extensive coverage on the birth defects that Zika causes in newborns. The birth defect known as microcephaly has so far been the only medical condition experienced by newborns infected with Zika. Now it is looking as though microcephaly is not the only…

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