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What is the Latest News From the CDC?

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has added Montserrat to its interim travel guidance related to the Zika virus. The CDC announced the news on Monday, November 21. Montserrat was added to the list of travel notices at Level 2, which means people traveling there should “practice enhanced precautions” when […]

Benefits to an All-Natural Insect Repellent

All-Natural Insect Repellent Warmer weather surfaces mosquitos, ticks, and other pesky insects. People often turn to insect repellents to decrease the chance of getting a bug bite. However, they do not necessarily know the benefits or detriments to their repellent choice. The Department of Environmental Protection suggested that an all-natural insect repellent is better for […]

What Viruses can be Spread Through Insect Bites?

Virus From Insect Bites A host of viruses can be spread through insect bites. Find out which insects and viruses are most common below. The Carriers and the Viruses Mosquitos. Mosquitos come in different species; Aedes, Anopheles and Culex. All three have differing habits, including when they are active, when they like to bite and […]

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 […]