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NatureWatch: Caution, tick season is in full swing
We live in a world full of life, and one that causes me more consternation than a family of groundhogs, a lawn full of moles or a hive of wasps, is the all-too-common tick.
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21 hrs ago
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Babesia venatorum Infection in Child, China
To the Editor: Babesiosis, which is caused by intraerythrocytic sporozoites of the genus Babesia , is a tick-borne emerging zoonosis in humans.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Woman-owned businesses on the rise in Bennington County
Two Bennington County moms who recently started small businesses make up two of Vermont's estimated 22,200 women-owned firms.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lab Provides Tick Testing Service
It's tick season again, and this year residents of 32 Massachusetts towns have a golden opportunity to receive free, expert identification of ticks and the disease-causing pathogens they carry, with testing provided by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Mosby: The bugs are out - battle them
The calendar tells us we are a day away from the center of April. We have had a cold winter, coldest in a number of years.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Tick and Mosquito Borne Disease Awareness Month
RALEIGH, N.C. : April 7th, 2014 - With summer fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, it is important for everyone to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites.
The Flat Hat
Rising deer population threatens Williamsburg environment
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries biologist Todd Engelmeyer said that the deer population has been on the rise for about 20 years , resulting in increased car accidents and damage to the region's ecology.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
County Urges Public to Protect Against Ticks After Tularemia Find
People hiking or working in brushy areas should protect themselves from ticks, County officials said this week, after a tick trapped in routine monitoring in Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve tested positive for tularemia.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Health Alert - Governor Cuomo Advises New Yorkers to Be Cautious of Ticks as Warmer Weather Arrives
April 9, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today alerted New Yorkers to take precautions to prevent diseases that are transmitted by ticks as springtime weather arrives throughout the state.
Sooke News MIrror
Scratching for information
These sesame-sized critters come with a few clinging myths. One is that they are a result of bad parenting; another is that a part of the bad parenting includes horrible hygiene; and yet another is that should some of your human critters bring home a headful of these hair-borne critters, your house must be quarantined.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Be aware of animal-bite diseases
SANTA FE >> The New Mexico Department of Health joins the World Health Organization and its focus on vector-borne diseases.
UN urges countries to combat vector-borne diseases
New York, Apr 8 : Warning that a "small bite can carry a big threat," the United Nations family is marking World Health Day by urging the international community to back a global health agenda that gives higher priority to controlling the spread of vector-borne diseases, a step towards ensuring that no one in the 21st century would die from the ... (more)
World Health Day observed on April 7
Each year since 1950, the World Health Organization has celebrated World Health Day on April 7 as an occasion to promote pressing messages about global health.
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World Health Day
April 7, 2014 marks World Health Day and the 66th anniversary of the World Health Organization .
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Don't let the bugs bite; cover up when outside
The World Health Organization focused on vector-borne diseases as its theme for World Health Day on April 7. World Health Day marks the anniversary of the WHO being established in 1948.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Jump in Dengue Cases
Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan has said there has been "a 36 per cent increase in dengue infections for 2014".
Shelter Island Reporter
Tips for non-toxic tick control
Spring is upon us. And while it may bring beautiful flowers and warmer weather, it also brings those little pests that have been hiding all winter: ticks.
WHO calls for more industry invesment in tick-borne disease treatments
Better data on the global burden of tick-borne illnesses may encourage profit driven drugmakers to spend their R&D budgets on much needed treatments says the WHO.
UN attacks biting bugs that spread diseases
Nobody likes mosquitoes, and the World Health Organization blames them for an array of diseases that kill a million people each year and threaten the health of half the world's people.
Sangam University Bhilwara Rajasthan - World Health Day
At Sangam University Bhilwara which has established a rich tradition of observing days of national and international importance on a regular basis, World Health Day was duly observed on 07 April 2014.