Tag: mosquitoes

Malaria mosquito

Malaria: Preventing Bites During Travel

Many people are afflicted by malaria. This is a disease caused by the parasite from a mosquito bite. The female mosquitoes spread this parasite by having a blood meal from humans. The  malarial organism then …
Mosquitoes can carry detrimental diseases

Mosquitoes: Repelling Them in the Fall

You may think that mosquitoes are only active in the summer, but they are not. The fall season is warm enough for them to linger around. Mosquitoes can stay around the area until most of …
Woman ready for a bug-free picnic

Protection from Bugs During a Picnic

Bugs are the primary intruders in every picnic. Failing to anticipate and prepare for the appearance of insects at the picnic site will result in bites and annoyance. You can prevent the frustration and annoyance …

DEET VS IR3535 Showdown

Why do people stress about the right insect repellent? Well, it is mainly because of the threatening insect-borne diseases that affect the human and animal populations. These diseases may be transmitted by flies, ticks, and …

Mosquitoes Can Deliver Virus Double Whammy

Mosquitoes Can Deliver Virus Double Whammy And like Zika, dengue and chikungunya can also cause neurological problems, study found WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — …

Permethrin vs IR3535

It is risky to open doors and windows or even step out in shorts if you know that the area is surrounded with Zika mosquitoes. Zika is a disease that may either manifest symptoms or …

Permethrin vs Picaridin

Zika has been a threatening disease for some time now. Its detrimental effects have been recognized in many parts of the world. The primary way to keep yourself and your loved ones safe from Zika …

Protecting Yourself from Zika While at Work

Zika is causing a scare on a global scale. Everyone cannot help but think about the possible effects of this seemingly harmless virus. Initially, many people did not think much about Zika. The mild symptoms …

Preventing Zika While Traveling

Travel is supposed to be something you look forward to. It is an opportunity to explore and broaden horizons. It becomes taxing and worrisome when you know that you are about to enter a territory …
Blood sucking mosquito

Tiny Vampires aka Mosquitoes

Summer in D.C. stretches long into September, refusing to leave, even though everyone has already started talking about pumpkin spice and back-to-school. Walking outside of an evening still feels like slipping into a warm bath …
Mosquitoes Can Pass Zika to Their Offspring

Mosquitoes Can Pass Zika to Their Offspring

Mosquito-borne viruses, like dengue and chikungunya, tend to come in seasonal waves, flaring up in the summer or wet seasons, and fading in the winter or dry seasons. Zika is expected to behave similarly, though …

Natural Mosquito Repellents for Zika

Mosquitoes are considered pests.  They carry various kinds of diseases such as malaria and dengue. Another one is Zika. The Aedes species of mosquitoes is the day-biting mosquito that carries the Zika virus.  To help …