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Posts tagged with: mosquitoes

  • Link to Mosquito Diseases: Are You at Risk?
Mosquitoes are known carriers of several viruses, transmitting disease and parasites to people and animals that come in contact with them via painful bites. While some of these diseases don’t pose serious health risks, others can be deadly (over one million...
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  • Link to Spring is Here & So Are Mosquitoes! Here’s How You Can Prevent Mosquito Bites & Diseases Like Zika
It’s the first official week of Spring (aka Mosquito Season)! Time to start thinking about mosquito prevention. The risk of contracting mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. is at an all-time high, specifically dangerous for pregnant women or those trying to conceive as...
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  • natural mosquito bite remedies text and a woman scratching a bite on her arm
We all need food to survive, right? Unfortunately for us, mosquitoes live off of blood meals from people and animals, which is obtained by biting their victims. Ouch! And chances are, even if you practice strict mosquito prevention, you’ll still be bitten...
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  • Gloved hand spraying insecticide on some bugs
While pests in the house are a year-round nuisance here in the South, certain bugs are more active in warmer months. If you own or rent a home or apartment, you’re likely to come across one or all of these 5 summer...
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  • Mosquito infecting a puzzle of the United States with the zika virus
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now warning everyone that Zika is scarier than they originally thought. Over 300 cases of Zika virus have now been confirmed in the U.S. And while most of these occurrences are in people who...
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  • animated zika virus mosquito
According to the AJC and the State Department of Public Health, the first case of Zika virus in Georgia was confirmed today by Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s believed the affected individual contracted the virus while traveling to Columbia...
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  • mosquito sucking blood with blurred yellow background
This weekend marks the official start of summer and Memorial Day. It’s a great time to honor those that have served our country and enjoy a long weekend with friends and family. Summer-goers beware, though. Atlanta was recently “awarded” the top mosquito...
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Tips to Prevent Mosquito Bites When Outdoors this Summer Warmer weather is finally here and we know our residents are no doubt spending more time outdoors. However, with increased outdoor activity, the public is at risk of becoming a meal...
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What If Mosquitoes Were Annihilated? A recent video on Yahoo! News asked the question, “What If Mosquitoes were Annihilated?”.  The video reminds us that mosquitoes, although tiny, have a HUGE impact on humans.  Mosquitoes are the deadliest animal killing more...
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Are Mosquitoes the Most Deadly Animal? The Dangers of Mosquitoes. Bill Gates recently wrote “The Deadliest Animal in the World” on his blog, ‘gatesnotes’. In this article, Mr. Gates quotes some pretty startling statistics about the dangers of mosquitoes and...
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