Archive for February, 2008

What Attracts Mosquitoes to Humans?

February 27, 2008

Mosquitoes have been known for many years to be carriers or hosts of several diseases that has threatened man for decades. Some of those diseases include West Nile fever, dengue, malaria and yellow fever. These diseases have continued to threaten millions of human lives in different parts of the world even today. One way in trying to control their spread is by learning how to control mosquito populations that are known carriers and hosts of the said diseases. In order for scientists to learn how…

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Myths About The West Nile Virus

February 14, 2008

The West Nile Virus has plagued some areas in the US for some time now. Along with its spread came a lot of unfounded talk about what the said virus can cause. These myths may have given people the wrong impression of what the disease really is. The myths sometimes are taken as fact and may be giving people the wrong message about the disease. Here are some of those myths: There is little that a person can to combat the West Nile Virus.People may be looking at the said virus as a problem that is…

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