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Mosquito- And Tick-Borne Diseases Have Tripled, But The CDC Won't Say It's Climate Change
We're totally unprepared to address what comes next.
This Is Why Some People Get So Many Mosquito Bites
By Jessica Migala, Oprah.com
You aren't imagining it. Here's what really attracts the little biters—and how best to avoid becoming their next meal.
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4 Billion People At Risk Of Being Infected With The Fastest Growing Mosquito-Borne Disease
Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Vaccinologist, Public Health Physician, Gates Global Health Fe...
A proactive and integrated approach is important to control dengue Aside from vector control strategies and vaccines, it
The Zika Virus And Politicized Science
Author IN DEFENSE OF SELFISHNESS: Why the Code of Self-Sacrifi...
The Zika threat is causing great concern at the Rio Olympics, with some athletes having chosen to avoid the Games altogether rather than risk infection. But among the measures being taken around the world to combat this danger, one is notably absent: the use of DDT.
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5 Ways To Avoid Mosquito Bites This Summer
And one you might not know about.
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The Olympics Isn't The Zika Virus Nightmare Experts Thought It Would Be
By Paulo Prada, Reuters
So far, so good!
Zika, Zika, Zika: Some Simple Tidbits And Tips
Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD
Associate Professor of Dermatology, Residency Program Director...
With summer in full swing, increasing concerns about the spread of the Zika virus in the United States are raining on our
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Lawmakers Enjoy Vacation While Zika Spreads To U.S.
They left for a seven-week break without passing funding to deal with the crisis. Now what?
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Congress Will Go The Rest Of The Summer Without Passing Anything On Zika
More than 3,600 people in the U.S. and its territories have already been diagnosed with the disease.
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This Charity Is Handing Out Zika Prevention Kits To Homeless
"Every year I run into a family sleeping in a park, or in the woods. They’ve all complained about bug bites, and now with Zika, the risk is even higher.”
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The Price of Congressional Inaction on Local Response to Zika
Leana Wen, M.D.
Congress is finally answering the call to address the alarming infectious disease threat of the Zika Virus. However, the level of funding included in their recent votes is not close to enough. The effect will be particularly disastrous for local governments across the country.
Ebola, Zika and the Weakness of the Global Health Regime
Managing Director of Risk Cooperative / Co-author of "Global R...
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Congress Is Using Zika To Show How Terrible Congress Is
Lawmakers didn't pass funding before going on vacation, but set a path to use that money as leverage to weaken clean water and trucker fatigue rules.
Camping: Not For Sissies
Laverne H. Bardy
Author: How the (Bleep) Did I Get This Old?, Syndicated Column...
I learned something about myself that weekend: I'm too old to have to put up with unnecessary inconveniences. My favorite
Why Mosquitoes Are So Obsessed with Humans -- and Why It Matters
Principal Scientist at the Center for Infectious Disease Resea...
All of us encounter a pesky mosquito from time to time. For most people, it's little more than a momentary nuisance. A nip, a few days of itching, and we move on with our lives. Many people don't get by so easily, unfortunately.
The Time Is NOW for Some Mosquitoes to Go
Paul Herscu ND, MPH
Physician interested in the interplay between environment & in...
Back to my introduction. What might be surprising, or enlightening, is that many of the most prominent entomologists, biologists
How the Private Sector Can Help End Malaria For Good
Deena L. Buford, MD, MPH
Global Medical Director of the Medicine and Occupational Healt...
We are at a point in time, on this World Malaria Day, when it's no longer just hypothetical to think that malaria can be eradicated
Ending Malaria For Good
Dr. Tedros Adhanom
Minister, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia. A...
Early in my career, I was galvanized by a disease that ravaged my country and many others around the world: malaria. My personal experiences with malaria in the field as a young public health officer twenty-seven years ago had a profound effect on my trajectory.
The Mosquito and Malaria: Small Insect, Big Bite
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN
President and CEO, Jhpiego
A future without malaria belongs to those who can dream about it, but more important, to those who create the future they want to see.
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