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Opinion: Put VectorSurv on the Map

Let's take a moment and discuss some key precepts that relate strongly to Public Health and more narrowly, to vector-borne disease management: a proactive vs. [...]
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Resisting Resistance

In biological terms, resistance can be defined as the natural ability of an organism to withstand a damaging agent or adverse condition. Animals, plants, and [...]
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Valent BioSciences Team Brings Forth Novel Mode of Action Targeting Pyrethroid-Resistant Mosquitoes

Ten-Year Development Project Results in potential for First Mosquito Adulticide Based on Fermentation Technology An Experimental Use Permit (EUP) application has been submitted to US [...]
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Pyrethroid Resistance in Culex tarsalis in Regions of Northern California

Culex tarsalis is an important vector of West Nile Virus and other arboviruses in the Western US. Once more common in rural areas, Culex tarsalis is now often found in residential areas and faces insecticide pressure both from vector[…]

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Technical Challenges and Solutions for Low-Rate Applications

From a high level, low-rate applications have easy-to-understand safety, economic, and environmental impact benefits. However, the benefits of low-rate applications can only be […]

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Managed Wetlands Mosquito Control Strategies

A movement to restore wetlands is being experienced not only in California, but across the country. If left unchecked, however, wetlands […]

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Collier MCD Use of UAS Platforms in Areas of Salt Marsh Mosquitoes

Just a few years ago, use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones in mosquito control programs was more or less in its infancy. Today, numerous districts have fully integrated drones into their programs with a host of […]

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New MoA Success Drives Provocative Research with Broad Implications

Impact of ivermectin in onchocerciasis control could be just the beginning The iconic story behind onchocerciasis elimination efforts offers lessons that extend well into the [...]
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Register Now for January Virtual Summit:
SOLUTIONS FOR FLOODWATER MOSQUITO CONTROL

Valent Biosciences (VBC) has announced two virtual summits in January 2021 providing expert training and analysis pertaining to the control of Floodwater Mosquitos: one each [...]
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Social Determinants Highlight New Public Health Goals

Socioeconomic inequality drives inequities in health In the updated Healthy People goals for 2030, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is bringing important [...]
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Homemade Masks can be Effective or Risky

Making, rather than purchasing, face masks may be a cheaper alternative during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a new study conducted by the University of Cambridge [...]
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It All Started with a Gift

Merck’s commitment to donate ivermectin for onchocerciasis control in the late 80s was only the beginning of the challenge to deliver the intervention to those [...]
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New Study Shows Artificial Light Impacts Aedes Behavior

A new study from researchers at the University of Notre Dame suggests that light pollution may increase risk of human exposure to mosquito-borne diseases. The [...]
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Innovative NC Partnership Earns Harvard-based Award

The Clean Water for Carolina Kids program was the 2020 winner of the Harvard-based Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership. The program, which protects children [...]
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Clear Call for Larval Source Management

Literature review establishes clear reasoning in support of larviciding as part of an Integrated Vector Management strategy Parasites & Vectors is an open access, peer-reviewed [...]