We all know about the threat of mosquito-borne disease, but do we know just how serious it is? With the impact that climate change is having on the globe, it could expose half of the world to the likes of Dengue […]Read More
An increasing number of different species of tick are making their way across the United States. The latest is the Asian longhorned tick which was first discovered in New Jersey in 2017. Since then it has been rapidly making its […]Read More
Exterminate all mosquitoes! Exterminate, annihilate, DESTROY!!!
Imagine taking the mentality of the Daleks in Dr Who, but instead of getting rid of mankind, getting rid of mosquitoes. Scientists have been looking at ways these pests could be exterminated for good. Check […]
Female mosquitoes like to feed… a lot!
They can consume a very large amount of blood in comparison to their body weight and theoretically are ‘overeating’. So what if mosquitoes were put on a diet? What if they were tricked into […]
Are you traveling to Zika risk area?
If you are off on an adventure this year to another part of the globe, are you up to date on the latest news when it comes to mosquito-borne diseases and how to protect yourself? One […]
Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that is transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. Unfortunately, there is not enough Lyme disease awareness surrounding this debilitating disease and many people are still carrying on about their lives not giving a second […]Read More
There are so many things that you should know about mosquitoes, it’s difficult to know where to start. In this post, we’ll look at the mosquito population and answer a few frequently asked questions.
How many species of mosquito are there?
Mosquitoes are a really big problem.
Not only are they annoying when they buzz around, but they bite you leaving you irritated and sore. They are also the worlds most deadly creature! Yes! They are responsible for the transmission of diseases, some […]
Ever wonder how ticks move around? How they can get from one host to another and how fast they can do it? Here are a few commonly asked questions about the movement of a tick and how you can avoid […]Read More
Mosquitoes are the most deadly creature on this planet. They are responsible for the transmission of many diseases, and some of these, such as Malaria, are fatal. But what exactly is a mosquito-borne disease?
What does mosquito-borne disease mean?
A mosquito-borne disease […]