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Horse in Effingham gets eastern equine encephalitis

Savannah Now, August 2, 2016 (Source: Georgia Dept. of Health) A horse in Effingham County has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis. EEE is a mosquito-borne virus that causes swelling of the brain and poses a significant risk to both … more

San Joaquin County officials warn about spread of West Nile, August 2, 2016 (Source: San Joaquin County Public Health) With all the people that will coming out tonight to attend National Night Out events, San Joaquin County Public Health services wants to remind the public to take the necessary … more

A Miracle Mosquito Repellent Is Hard to Come By

The New York Times, August 2, 2016 (Source: Brazilian Army) As tens of thousands of people arrive in Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Olympics this week, millions of mosquitoes, some perhaps carrying the Zika virus, await them. But what … more

Zika expert: “DEET should be Miami’s new perfume”

CBS Evening News, August 2, 2016 (Source: Dr. Christine Curry of the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine) The CDC is encouraging everyone living in areas where there are mosquitoes that can carry Zika to protect themselves by covering … more

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