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The Four Pillars of an Effective Mosquito Management Program

The Four Pillars of an Effective Mosquito Management Program Mosquito bites are an unfortunate side effect of time spent outdoors. But in addition to being a nuisance, mosquitoes are responsible
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Ways to Protect Your Home From Mosquitoes

While there are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes in the world, there are fewer than 200 species in the United States. Regardless of the number of species, mosquitoes play
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2018 Mosquito-Borne Disease Year in Review

Written by the Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) team   Official reports on vector-borne diseases, severe weather, and changes in our climate were repeated in various media outlets last year.
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Why Are Mosquitoes Crossing State Lines?

Written by Kelsey Renfro, Ecologist, Taxonomist, and Laboratory Manager in Colorado Generally, in Colorado, we spend day after day digging through piles of Aedes vexans, Culex pipiens, Culex tarsalis, and
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A New Dawn for Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Over recent decades many mosquito-borne diseases have resurfaced or emerged and spread rapidly. From Zika, dengue to West Nile fever and chikungunya. Even malaria, which has had long-term global efforts
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Public Health: U.S. Mosquito-Borne Diseases [Quick Overview]

There are really only two reasons to control mosquitoes; to avoid nuisance biting, and to preclude the spread of mosquito-borne disease. Everyone recognizes that mosquitoes can be a terrible blood
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