- After 3 Decades Absent, Dengue Type 4 Back in Brazil with a Vengeance. Pimentel, Carolina // Brazzil Mag;Mar2011, p1
The article reports that dengue type 4 has returned to Brazil after a gap of three decades. Celso Granato of the Federal University of Sao Paulo explains that though type 4 is not more dangerous, infectious or fatal than others, people are not immune to it. As a result, people who have had other...
- Chikungunya in Italy. Lines, Jo // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/22/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7620, p576
This editorial comments on the outbreak of chikungunya in Italy and says it is more likely due to globalisation than global warming. The virus is carried by the mosquito which has new avenues of transport through people and the shipping of goods across the world. The vector is the Aedes...
- Knowledge of mosquitos in relation to public and domestic control activities in the cities of Dar es Salaam and Tanga. Stephens, C.; Masamu, E.T. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1995, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p97
Reports on a study of community awareness of mosquitos in relation to public and domestic control in the cities of Dar es Salaam and Tanga in Tanzania. Includes the need for public support for mosquito control strategies; Knowledge of mosquito-borne disease and breeding sites; Attitudes toward...
- New England scene. Rolbein, Seth // Yankee;May98, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p82
Focuses on the role of John Doane in the Cape Cod Mosquito Control Project in New England. What is the main aim of the project; Information on his fore parents involvement in this project; Success of this project.
- Education crucial in mosquito eradication. Felty, Debbie // American City & County;Jul97, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p14
Looks at the educating of the citizens of Virginia Beach, Virginia on preventive measures of the Ades albopictus, commonly known as the Asian Tiger mosquito. Places where the Asian Tiger lays its eggs; Introduction of a public service announcement by the Virginia Mosquito Control Association;...
- A chemical-free battle against mosquitoes. Roy-Sole, Monique // Canadian Geographic;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p14
Reports on development of a mosquito-control program in Red Deer, Alberta that uses bacteria to get rid of the insects without harming the environment. City's receipt of the 1993 National Environmental Award for the program; Use of a larvae-killing bacterium which reduce the mosquito population...
- It ain't easy being green. DeChant, Peter // Pest Control;Mar95, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p44
Reports on efforts in Multnomah County, Oregon to control mosquitoes. Creation of the Multnomah County Vector Control by the County Health Department; Intensification of public's attitudes about environmental health; Identification of Oaks Bottom as one of the more problematic breeding areas for...
- How to deal with mosquito calls. Pinto, Larry // Pest Control;Mar97, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on how to deal with mosquito infestations. Includes contacting of pest control operators; Familiarization of various mosquito species; Eradication of breeding sites; Larviciding and adulticiding.
- Tackling the pests. // Monroe County Clarion;7/27/2011, Vol. 51 Issue 32, pG4
The article stresses the importance of proactive approach to mosquito control in the U.S. in 2011.