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Spring Cleaning & Spring Pest-Proofing Go Hand-in-Hand

March 24th, 2021

While spring cleaning is a great time for homeowners to de-clutter and spruce up the home, this seasonal tradition is a doubly beneficial time to tidy up in order to prevent undesirable, springtime pests such as ants, termites, mice, and fruit flies. To help the public maintain pest-free homes this spring, the National Pest Management…

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Researchers Have Been Releasing Mosquitoes And Fleas Into Populated Environments For Sinister Purposes For Decades

December 5th, 2018

At this time last year, news surfaced concerning the Pentagon’s research into malaria-eradication methods. While this sounds like a humane ambition, critics suspect that this story is merely a cover for the government’s true intention of developing weaponized mosquitoes. Hopefully, the government is engineering mosquitoes to carry infectious disease for the purpose of disease-eradication, and…

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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 New Approach to Beating the Zika Virus

August 17th, 2016

When you’re trying to find the answer to a problem it makes sense to explore every avenue possible. The more directions you come from and the more exploration into different answers you employ, the faster you’re likely to discover the answer. So, it makes sense for our scientists to approach beating the Zika virus from…

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The Four Kinds of People Mosquitos Love

August 15th, 2016

Do you ever feel like mosquitos seem to seek you out more than other people? Well, you may actually be correct. There are four things that can make you much more of a mosquito magnet than other people. Unfortunately, not all of these conditions are possible to change, so you may just be stuck spraying…

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First Zika Virus Death

August 10th, 2016

The first Zika-related death occurred in Harris County Hospital in Texas. A woman that had traveled to El Salvador while pregnant recently gave birth to a baby diagnosed with microcephaly caused by the Zika virus a few weeks ago. She never experienced any symptoms and didn’t realize she had contracted the virus until her child…

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The Itchier the Bite, the More Likely You Will Get Infected with a Mosquito-Borne Illness

July 5th, 2016

Those itchy mosquito bites are bad enough, but now we also have to deal with the worry that we might catch one of a host of horrible mosquito-borne illnesses. And the news only gets worse. New research suggests that the worse a person’s reaction is to a mosquito bite, the more likely they are to…

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WATCH: Mosquitoes Use 6 Needles To Suck Your Blood

June 8th, 2016
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Fungus May Be The Answer To Ending Insect-Borne Disease

May 9th, 2016

Fungus May Be The Answer To Ending Insect-Borne Disease Brian Lovett, a Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland, College Park, recently won the Fungal Biology and Biotechnology prize for his work on using fungi as a control method for mosquitos that spread diseases such as malaria, the Zika virus, and dengue fever. Brian claims…

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The Culprit Behind the Zika Virus

February 11th, 2016

The Culprit Behind the Zika Virus Spring is coming, and that means our good friends the mosquitos will be back in business full time. The Aedes mosquito is causing quite a stir this year, spreading all sorts of fun illnesses to innocent people. And now it has added a new one to its list. The…

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