Dengue’s prevalence has grown in the last few decades. Many areas, where it was already endemic, have been experiencing larger outbreaks. Not only that, but it has also spread to countries that were previously unaffected. Just last year, the World […]Read More
In 2016, the outbreak of the Zika virus caused huge health concerns across the globe. The 2016 Olympics were held in Brazil, and with South America being at the heart of the epidemic it had a huge impact on travel […]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
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 […]
Diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes have risen significantly in the United States over the last 10 years. There has been a huge increase in the number of reported cases of Lyme disease, a tick-borne virus caused by a bacteria […]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 […]
As the seasons change from summer to fall and the number of mosquitoes appear to decrease, we could be easily lured into a false sense of security that we’re okay to let down our defenses from these disease spreading pests. […]Read More
Over in Australia an outbreak of Dengue fever, a mosquito transmitted disease has been defeated by ‘special’ mosquitoes! A release of these insects that have been bred in captivity which carry a naturally occurring bacteria called Wolbachia, has meant that these […]Read More
Residents in Maryland are being urged to check their back yards for potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Prince George County has seen a significant rise in these pests due to high level rainfall, meaning Health Officials want to ensure everyone […]Read More
Even when it’s warm outside, it’s sensible to keep yourself covered up as much as possible. Not just to protect yourself from the harmful rays of the sun, but also from disease spreading pests, like ticks and mosquitoes. It is […]Read More