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Medical News Today
Target discovered for treating dengue fever
For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Rocklin and Roseville Today
West Nile Virus Season Begins in Placer County
The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District announces the official beginning of the season during West Nile virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week, April 20-26.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Helpful tips for surviving mosquito season
As we start our mosquito season, and as well to address other vectors such as flies, we want to remind the public to take preventive measures.
North Texans Fighting Mosquitoes Ahead Of West Nile
April showers bring April mosquitoes, and with that the possibility of West Nile virus.
City Advising to Help Eliminate Mosquito Breeding Sites
It's that time of the year again -- the City's Animal Care Services and Vector Control are preparing for mosquitoes to start breeding again, bringing with them the threat of West Nile virus.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Mosquito district to make pitch for more funding
At the end of April Butte County and Hamilton City landowners are going to get a chance to add what amounts to a new tax to their property to fight mosquitoes.
New West Nile cases reported
Mississippi now has a total of 30 human West Nile Virus cases. New cases are reported this week in Hinds, Jones, and Madison counties.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Motley Fool
Universal Corp Is Changing With the Times
Indeed, smoking is a habit in terminal decline. To avoid going the way of the dinosaurs, tobacco companies have started to branch out into the 'reduced risk' section of the market.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
'It's a battle'
Those hoping the frigid winter would reduce mosquitoes in 2014 are looking for a silver lining that doesn't exist.
West Nile weekly report released
Hinds County is the only county reporting a new case of West Nile Virus this week.
The Lebanon Daily News
PHOTO, VIDEO: Lebanon County rolls out annual tire collection at Expo Center
Volunteers Carolyn Umberger, left and Debbie Tice take inventory of the tires in the bed of a pickup truck Thursday morning at the annual tire collection at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Daily Star
Take a bite out of diseases borne by mosquitoes
Mosquito-borne diseases kill millions of people annually and cause suffering for many more.
Researchers discover target for treating dengue fever
Two recent papers by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.
Erie County Receives $38,338 For West Nile Virus Control
State Rep. Ryan A. Bizzarro, D-Erie, announced that Erie County will receive $38,338 in funding from the state Department of Environmental Protection's West Nile Virus Control Program.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
WTMA-AM North Charleston
Dept. of Health Wants Public Assistance to Track West Nile Virus [From ABC News]
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is asking for the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus this season.
Caught: 149,000 mosquitoes in Hunterdon last year, program underway for new bug season
It will be another busy year for the county Division of Public Health Services, especially its Mosquito & Vector Control Program.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
DEP Awards 26 Counties Nearly $2.1 Million in West Nile Virus Grants
The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it is awarding nearly $2.1 million in West Nile Virus Control Program Grants to 26 counties.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Talks could lead to expansion of Tangipahoa mosquito abatement program
Discussions need to take place that could expand the Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement District to include areas outside Tickfaw, Independence and some rural areas of the parish, the parish council decided Monday.
The Modesto Bee
Mosquitoes begin hatching despite a hot and dry spring
It's shaping up to be a hot and dry spring in the San Joaquin Valley, but the drought hasn't stopped mosquitoes from hatching.
DHEC Wants Help Tracking West Nile Virus
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control wants the public to help them track the West Nile Virus this year.