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Mozzies With Dengue Fever Found | Gympie, Queensland
Health & Wellness  (tags: dengue fever, mosquitoes, Queensland, Australia, disease )

- 3260 days ago -
Aedes Aegypto is a mosquito which carries and can transmit dengue fever to humans and it has been found in 10 locations in Goomeri, about 60km from Gympie.
Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever Affecting Humans in South Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, Rift Valley fever, South Africa, infection, died, WHO, confirm, mosquitoes )

- 3397 days ago -
Dozens of farmers, veterinarians and farm workers have been infected with Rift Valley fever in South Africa, and at least two people died, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today. Transmitted by mosquitoes, RVF is a dangerous
Sex Intervention Combats Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sex intervention, malaria, mosquitoes, health )

- 3497 days ago -
Scientists believe it may be possible to combat malaria by interfering with the sex lives of the mosquitoes which spread the disease.
Mosquito-Borne African Virus A New Threat To West - Planet Ark
Health & Wellness  (tags: mosquitoes, virus, illness, warning )

- 3590 days ago -
The United States and Europe face a new health threat from a mosquito-borne disease far more unpleasant than the West Nile virus that swept into North America a decade ago, a U.S. expert said on Friday.
Birth Control to Combat Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: mosquitoes, sterilization, protection, safety, humans, health )

- 3688 days ago -
Traditionally mosquito populations have been controlled by pesticides. But scientists at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are working on another method - using radiation to sterilize male mosquitoes.
West Nile Epidemic: How Real Is the Threat?
Health & Wellness  (tags: westnile, mosquitoes, epidemic )

- 4374 days ago -
First, the bad news: an early spike in the number of cases of West Nile virus infection reported this year has some researchers predicting a possible epidemic as the end of summer approaches.

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