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2009-09-18 09:08:35

University of Hawaii at Manoa assistant researcher Durrell Kapan recently published a paper, Man Bites Mosquito: Understanding the Contribution of Human Movement to Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics, in PLoS One.

2009-07-21 11:48:57

To control mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, researchers need to look at the behavior of people, not just the insect that transmits the disease, according to new research by Steven Stoddard of the University of California, Davis, and intercollegiate colleagues.

2009-07-16 23:00:32

West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in New York for the first time this year, health department officials said. Dr.

2008-07-25 12:01:20

By Cynthia Pegram, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jul. 25--A case of La Crosse encephalitis, a mosquito-borne disease, was confirmed in the Central Shenandoah Health District, which is adjacent to parts of Amherst and Bedford counties.

2006-02-25 07:55:00

PARIS (Reuters) - Doctors in mainland France have detected a mosquito-borne disease among people returning from the Indian Ocean region, where the virus is spreading rapidly, a senior health official said on Saturday.

2005-10-24 23:26:28

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Tucked away in a small corner of India's National Institute of Communicable Diseases are 100,000 mosquitoes, plague-hit rats, guinea worms and wild birds infected with Japanese Encephalitis.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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