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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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Summer Season Calls for Increased Protective Measures Against Mosquitoes and Ticks

July 3rd, 2018

One of the best ways to fight off mosquito and tick bites and subsequent disease transmission is to apply insect repellent before going outside. Yet, many people don’t make it a priority to protect against these biting pests by taking this simple action. And those who do may not realize that there is a correct…

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Sea Creatures May Be Used As A New Form Of Mosquito Control

May 15th, 2018

Sea Creatures May Be Used As A New Form Of Mosquito Control Mosquitoes are becoming more threatening by the year. As the summer season grows longer, mosquitoes survive for longer periods, and naturally, their populations grows larger. After two years of Zika, experts are predicting that mosquito-borne diseases will only increase in prevalence in the…

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Unsuccessfully Swatting Mosquitoes May Not Be A Waste Of Time And Energy After All

January 31st, 2018

Unsuccessfully Swatting Mosquitoes May Not Be A Waste Of Time And Energy After All It is not uncommon for some people to sustain mosquito bites constantly while outdoors. Many of you know what it is like to constantly flail your arms in order to keep mosquitoes away while your friends remain unbothered. It should not…

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