At the end of December, Brazil was issued with a high alert warning surrounding a mosquito-borne virus.
The Zika virus is thought to be the cause of “microcephaly — a rare condition in which infants are born with shrunken skulls” of which […]
When you think of mosquito-borne disease, do you think of Malaria, Zika and West Nile virus? You would be forgiven if they are the only ones you can name. However, there are so many more to add to the list. […]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 […]
We must never let ourselves feel as though we are being defeated in the war against mosquitoes. Although it may sometimes feel that these tiny critters that are responsible for the transmission of deadly diseases are winning, we have science […]Read More
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