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Zika Virus is Getting Media Attention, But Dangerous West Nile Virus is Already Here in Central Mass

The Zika Virus has owned the media since early spring, and for good reason, it can have devastating repercussions to those affected by it. In Central Massachusetts, all the cases of Zika have been transmitted while traveling to other countries.…
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A Mosquito Capable of Carrying the Zika Virus is Indeed in Central Massachusetts

We’ve heard through the grapevine that we are NOT at risk for Zika Virus here in Tewksbury, Sudbury and the rest of Central Massachusetts. While the risk is low, there is still a risk. While the Zika Virus is not…
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The Uncertainty of the “Zika Mosquito”

While the current Zika Virus epidemics in the world are primarily being advanced by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, scientists are researching to figure out which other mosquito species are capable of carrying and transmitting the virus. They have confirmed the…
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A distinction we don’t want in Massachusetts – highest number of human EEE cases

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is not something that is just a concern for horse owners and lovers. The potentially fatal disease can be spread to humans with a tremendously scary outcome. While rare in humans, EEE is one of the…
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You’ve heard of GMOs, what about GMMs? Genetically modified mosquitoes are the next big debate

The Florida Keys are a hot bed for mosquitoes and aggressive mosquitoes at that. With year round mosquito weather they never get a break from the annoying dangerous pests. The particularly human loving variety called Aedes aegyptus or yellow fever mosquito,…
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Does Mosquito Squad Really Work? What’s In There?

These are two questions we are asked a lot.  It’s important you know what your yard is being sprayed with and understand how effective it actually is.  You want a product that can be used around your family that will…
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Why do mosquitoes want to have their backyard BBQ at the same time as us?

When you hang around outside from daytime into dusk, you know that dusk seems to be when the dinner bell sounds for not just humans. Dusk is the time we’re getting ready for grilling out and mosquitoes are getting ready…
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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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