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Stay Alert For Stinging Insects This Summer

July 27th, 2020

Bug Busters USA is sharing tips to help homeowners avoid unwanted encounters With the summer months upon us, families will be out enjoying days at the local playground and evenings at backyard BBQs, but children won’t be the only things buzzing about. Experts are warning that July brings with it not only warm weather, but stinging insects as…

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Mosquito Q and A

July 5th, 2020

Why are mosquitoes considered a dangerous pest? Mosquitoes are vectors of numerous diseases and are often described as one of the deadliest animals on earth. Some of the most common and well-known diseases transmitted by mosquitoes include Zika, West Nile virus, malaria, dengue and equine encephalitis (EEE). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mosquito…

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The West Nile Virus Is Spread Primarily By Southern House Mosquitoes In Georgia, But There Are Ways To Keep These Mosquitoes Out Of Yards And Homes

June 1st, 2020

Given Georgia’s subtropical climate, mosquitoes thrive in the state, including invasive disease-carrying mosquito species like the yellow fever mosquito and the Asian tiger mosquito. At least 63 mosquito species have been documented as inhabiting Georgia, and most of these species are not considered pests. Culex quinquefasciatus, or the “southern house mosquito,” as the species is…

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The Invasive Asian Tiger Mosquito Is The Number One Pest In Georgia Where It Can Spread More Than 30 Diseases

August 26th, 2019

Many people assume that the deadliest animals on earth must be sharks, bears, mountain lions or some other fierce predator, so many people are surprised to learn that mosquitoes are responsible for the greatest number of human fatalities each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mosquitoes kill around one million people…

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

June 10th, 2019

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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Why Is Georgia Home To The Largest Mosquito Populations In The US?

April 17th, 2019

While mosquito populations exist within all US states, including Alaska, everyone knows that mosquitoes are particularly abundant in the southeast US. Most Americans may feel inclined to assume that the US city with the highest mosquito population must be located within the state of Florida. While this is certainly a sensible guess, a recent study…

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200 US Marines Returning Home From Liberia In 2003 Contracted Malaria

February 26th, 2019

Malaria is the most common mosquito-borne disease in the world, making mosquitoes the most deadly animals in the world. Although most Americans assume that malaria is not a threat to people living in North America, it should be known that the disease is not limited to the continent of Africa. An American traveling in the…

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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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An American Has Contracted A Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness

October 3rd, 2018

For the past few years, mosquito-borne illnesses have been getting a lot of attention. Given the Zika scare that occured during 2015 and 2016, many Americans now consider themselves vulnerable to bites from disease-carrying mosquitoes. Considering the widespread attention being paid to mosquito-borne illnesses as a public health threat, it is surprising to learn that…

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People Living On The East Coast Are Being Attacked By Super-Sized Mosquitoes Due To Hurricane Florence

October 1st, 2018

Due to the fact that mosquito populations have become a major threat to public health in recent years, experts have recommended that people take measures to repel the insects from, not only themselves, but also from the areas where people live. For example, in order to prevent large mosquito populations from gathering in human populated…

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