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Mosquito Bites Itch And Sting But Can They Cause Death?

Almost everyone experiences itching after a mosquito bite.  The itch is a mild allergic reaction to the mosquito’s saliva causing our bodies to have a histamine response.  It’s usually just irritating.  Many homemade and over-the-counter medicines will reduce the itch…
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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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Other Infectious Mosquito Diseases of Central Mass

We’ve all heard about the Asian Tiger mosquito. It’s the aggressive day feeding mosquito with tiger like stripes. The Asian Tiger spreads West Nile Virus, Yellow Fever, and Dengue Fever among other diseases. This little bugger’s scientific name is Aedes…
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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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