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Mosquitoes Are After Your Blood Early This Year!

Mosquito season is upon us already! There have been sightings of these swarming, disease spreading pests earlier than usual and with spring on our doorstep, it’s time to take action if you’ve not done so already. These critters are out […]

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Is Your Back Yard a Breeding Ground for Mosquitoes?

The Asian Tiger mosquito is one of the most common species of this disease spreading pest in Virginia. This bug is well known for transmitting west nile virus and has also been related to the spread of zika. With the […]

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A New Device to Detect Zika

Early detection of Zika is an obvious contribution to the reduction of the spread of the virus. A new device based on the technology developed to detect HIV may be able to do this. As there is no current vaccine […]

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How Is Zika Transmitted Through Sexual Intercourse?

Last year the health concerns surrounding the Zika virus where no stranger to daily news reports. With the 2016 Olympics taking place in Brazil and the spread of the virus into the southern United States, the threat of contracting the […]

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Mosquitoes are ‘Toughing Out’ the Cold Weather

Don’t be fooled into thinking that the cooler climates mean less chance for mosquitoes to breed! A recent article has published that these ‘suckers’ are laying their larvae and they are surviving the colder months and ready to hatch in […]

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