Let’s face it, there’s never a ‘good’ year when it comes to mosquitoes. However, this year, health officials have warned that it could be particularly bad. During the last few months many parts of the United States have suffered from […]Read More
Mosquito Awareness Week is just around the corner. June 23-29 is a time to help raise awareness about the dangers of mosquitoes and what you can do in terms of prevention and protection. The following article shares ideas that you […]Read More
What if you could engineer your skin to repel mosquitoes? Imagine having one of the toughest jobs in the world with enough danger, without the threat of mosquitoes. DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is looking into how soldiers could […]Read More
A spoonful of sugar can not only help the ‘medicine go down’ (in the famous words of Mary Poppins), but it can also help to keep mosquitoes away! Research has revealed that mosquitoes also have an attraction to sugar. Which […]Read More
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
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 […]
Temperatures are starting to rise which means mosquitoes are starting to bite. It may only be February, but mosquitoes are certainly starting to become active in parts of the United States which means mosquito control in winter is more important than […]Read More
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 […]
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 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 […]