Woman Kills Record 4 Million Mosquitos

For those who are constantly bothered by these blood-suckers, the thought of being able to kill millions of them must sound like s dream come true. Well, one woman actually did it for a contest held n Taiwan. Huang Yuyen, a pig farmer from Taiwan, was able to kill over 4 million mosquitos in just…

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Malaria Makes You Smell Delicious to Mosquitos

You’d think it would be bad enough just catching malaria. It’s a pretty unpleasant and dangerous disease to catch, but apparently, it also makes mosquitos even more attracted to you. Scientists already knew that factors like sweat, breath odor, and high body temperature could affect how much a person attracts mosquitos, but a new study…

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New Mosquito Species Hitched a Ride to the U.S.

A mosquito species native to Australia has recently been found in urban California. The Aedes notoscriptus is yet another mosquito species that gets its kicks out of feeding on and spreading horrible diseases to humans. The species is well known in Australia, and has adapted to live in very small water sources such as birdbaths…

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Congress Battles It Out Over Zika Virus Finding After First Death

Congress Battles It Out Over Zika Virus Finding After First Death The Democrats and Republicans are currently in a serious fight over the $1.9 billion in funds President Obama requested to aid in the fight against the Zika virus. Republicans have been doing everything they can to block the bill from being passed since it…

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Mosquitoes Only Need a Smidge of Water | Texas Mosquito Control

Mosquitoes Only Need a Smidge of Water How can mosquitoes breed in such great numbers with barely any water?  Well, turns out they really only need half an inch of water, and that’s not much on a human scale. Twenty five hundred species of mosquitoes have been identified around the world. They prefer to lay…

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Waco Mosquito Control Experts | GGA Pest Management

In the United States, mosquitoes are known to spread West Nile virus, eastern equine encephalitis and, in recent months, chikungunya virus. These illnesses do not have specific vaccines or treatments, so prevention of mosquito bites throughout the fall months is crucial. It’s still important for people to apply bug spray containing DEET, picaridin or oil…

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