Mosquito Squad of Central MA

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EEE! – Not Just A Sound You Make When Slapping A Mosquito

EEE is the acronym for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.  As the name suggests, horses are most at risk for becoming infected.  Although rare in humans, it can cause permanent disabilities.  If infected, one in three of us will succumb to it. …
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When It Comes To Mosquito Illnesses like Chikungunya – Prevention Is Key!

Since December 2013, a new mosquito-borne virus has emerged in our Hemisphere.  Formerly found in Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa; Chikungunya is spreading like wildfire in the Caribbean.  The number of reported cases went from 1 seven months…
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Are You Ready For Genetically Modified Mosquitoes?

You don’t have to read too many newspapers or magazines to know that a lot of our food has been genetically modified (GMO) or genetically engineered.  The first such food was a tomato called Flavr Savr.  It received FDA approval…
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Yikes, Chikungunya has arrived in the United States!

Chikungunya may sound like a spicy dish from the Caribbean but it is certainly not.  It is actually another of the many mosquito-borne diseases from which over 1 million people worldwide perish each year.  Unfortunately, the only thing hot about…
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Did You Have Unwanted Guests In Your Yard On Memorial Day?

Holidays are a time to enjoy your family and friends.  Perhaps you like playing games in the yard, grilling hot dogs and burgers, or watching TV on your deck or patio.  Summer is short, so making the most of it…
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