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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
In September, Madera County California officials reported the first Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus (SLEV) mortality in the US since 2018. SLEV-related deaths are relatively uncommon. [...]
FKMCD hoping to turn the tide in the first major outbreak of dengue since 2010 Aedes aegypti As the world remains embattled with COVID-19 and [...]

Mosquitos can’t transmit the coronavirus, according to a Kansas State University study published in Scientific Reports, the first to produce conclusive evidence on the relationship […]

A total of eight new cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) were reported in California’s August 28, 2020 Arbovirus Surveillance Bulletin, bringing the state’s year-to-date [...]
Parasites like ticks and worms are often seen as pests and agents of diseases, but ecologists argue many parasites are actually harmless to humans and [...]
Dr. Waheed Bajwa answers the phone in his lab coat. He’s been looking at samples under the microscope, thinking about things most people will never [...]
Even while staying six feet apart, people venturing outside during quarantine are being exposed to other diseases: those carried by ticks. Ticks don’t obey any [...]
A lack of medical attention threatens the health of thousands of hypertension patients globally, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where nearly half the adult population is [...]