Rare Mosquito Diseases: St. Louis Encephalitis (SLE)

Rare mosquito diseases like SLE can occur in many people who have been bitten by infected mosquitoes. SLE manifests differently in different people. Some people develop symptoms while others do not. In rare cases, a patient may develop a long-term disability or may die. Preventing this illness lies in keeping mosquitoes from biting you. The … Read more

Mosquito Bites: Preventing Them and Stopping Kids from Scratching Them

Mosquito bites are irritating. They swell up and become itchy. The instant reaction is to scratch. Kids always want to scratch a mosquito bite. Making them stop means relieving the bite’s itchiness. The female mosquito is the one that bites to nourish her eggs. During the biting process, the mosquito leaves its saliva into the … Read more

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 not. In unborn fetuses, it usually brings about microcephaly. It is detrimental for a pregnant mother to become infected by … Read more