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Vector-borne Disease Management and Control

As spring is quickly approaching, everyone must consider their options to prevent vector-borne diseases. This includes a control and management plan! Moreover, ranging from mosquito control to tick control. Researcher, Dipika Doloi, conducted a study on specific biological control methods to determine management of disease. Find his published work in the International Journal of Mosquito …

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Using Local Government Resources to Keep Up to Date About Mosquitoes and Ticks in your Community

Local government and public health office: your reliable sources to get updates about mosquitoes and ticks If you need to find information or updates about mosquitoes and ticks in your area, look no further! Your local government or public health office FAQ provides important information. Take the FAQ page of Minnesota’ Metropolitan Mosquito Control District as …

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Lyme Disease Prevention and Surveillance are Keys to Lower Risk

Tick diseases may not be on your top list of things to worry about, but they should be! One little tick bite may affect humans long-term. These diseases include: Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan encephalitis and others. Prevention and surveillance of tick bites and disease is vital to protect all populations. This includes …

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Story-Based Education Increases Homeowner Knowledge of Lyme Disease Prevention

Tick bite prevention education through a film series “Spray Safe, Play Safe” Many of us, especially those who are living in regions of the northeastern United States, may already know that blacklegged ticks can carry pathogens that cause diseases, including Lyme disease. Thus, Lyme disease prevention is needed. Currently, educational materials of Lyme disease prevention …

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