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Archive for September 2016

What Diseases Can Be Transmitted By Mosquitos?

Mosquito Borne Diseases Mosquitos are some of the biggest pests out there today. They buzz around your body until they find the perfect spot to bite. There are plenty of ways to prevent mosquito bites, but none of them are 100 percent effective. You can only do so much to prevent a mosquito bite. If […]

West Nile Virus and How it’s Transmitted

West Nile Virus West Nile Virus is one of the most commonly known diseases transmitted by mosquitoes. It was first discovered in 1937 and made its way to North America in 1999 for the first time. For the most part, the main method of transmission is via mosquitoes, but there are other ways for this […]

5 Things You Should Know About the Zika Virus

Zika Virus Within the past year, the world has been on high alert for Zika virus. The mosquito-spread virus was first identified almost 70 years ago in Uganda. However, widespread outbreaks did not occur outside of Africa until 2007. We want to make sure that you are aware of the up-to-date information about the Zika […]