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Broad swath of US deemed environmentally suitable for mosquitoes that transmit disease

Added: 21.09.2017 18:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

Three-quarters of counties in the contiguous United States present suitable environmental conditions for at least part of the year for either Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus mosquitoes to survive if introduced, according to researchers. The two mosquito species can transmit viruses that cause Zika, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever.

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Irma, Harvey Could Boost Zika Cases, Health Officials Warn

Added: 19.09.2017 21:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

As if those who weathered Hurricanes Irma and Harvey don't have enough to worry about, bug experts warn that the standing water left behind is the perfect breeding ground for Zika-carrying mosquitoes.

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Carbohydrates may be the key to a better malaria vaccine

Added: 18.09.2017 15:02 | 1 views | 0 comments

An international research team has shown for the first time that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in malaria's ability to infect mosquito and human hosts. The discovery also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria -- the most deadly form of the disease.

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Houston launches all-out assault to combat mosquitoes

Added: 16.09.2017 17:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

The mosquito population is expected to explode after Hurricane Harvey left behind countless pools of stagnant water

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Carbohydrates may be the key to a better malaria vaccine

Added: 16.09.2017 16:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

An international research team has shown for the first time that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in malaria's ability to infect mosquito and human hosts. The discovery also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria -- the most deadly form of the disease.

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The Health 202: Mosquitoes, carbon monoxide and chemicals are big post-Irma health concerns

Added: 11.09.2017 12:50 | 13 views | 0 comments

The aftermath is just as dangerous.

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Texas Battles Health Issues After Hurricane Harvey

Added: 09.09.2017 9:47 | 7 views | 0 comments

The growth of mosquitos that can carry disease, mental health issues and mold are a few of the health problems left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

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Gut microbiota of larvae has an impact on mosquito's ability to transmit human pathogens

Added: 07.09.2017 16:51 | 10 views | 0 comments

Researchers have demonstrated that differential bacterial exposure during the development of mosquito larvae (Aedes aegypti) can have carry-over effects on adult traits related to an insect's ability to be a successful vector of arboviruses. This study represents an important step toward a more comprehensive understanding of how the environment shapes the risk of vector-borne disease.

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Global Health: Infectious Mosquitoes Are Turning Up in New Regions

Added: 07.09.2017 10:40 | 42 views | 0 comments

From Southern California to the South Pacific, reports of nonnative species are rising.

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