Category Archives: Zika Virus

Vital Information About the Zika Virus Comes to Light With Help From Monkeys

With researchers around the globe digging into every aspect of the Zika Virus, new information becomes available almost daily. David O’Connor, a pathology professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has created a model scenario within the Wisconsin National Primate Research … Continue reading

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UMass Medical School Identifies Human Protein Vital for Zika Replication

With so many great schools and institutions in Massachusetts, it is no surprise to learn one is on the front lines of important Zika Virus research. The lab at the UMass Medical School is breaking ground in Zika Virus research. … Continue reading

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Zika, Zika, Zika: Still Making the News Almost Daily in the North Shore

While Massachusetts remains on the lower end of the risk scale for a Zika Virus outbreak, compared to much of the country, we want to keep you abreast of the latest news in regards to research and discoveries. Of course, … Continue reading

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Mosquito Control Districts Seek & Try Creative Mosquito Control Strategies for Combatting the Zika Virus

As with the arrival of other new mosquito-borne disease, the threat of Zika Virus has resulted in some creative mosquito control methods being deployed. While these fun and unusual mosquito control methods are not currently being used in the North … Continue reading

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Give Mom The Gift of Mosquito Control & Tick Control: Become Her Favorite

Do you order your Mom the same bouquet of her favorite tulips each Mother’s Day? Are you looking to make this year’s Mothers Day one that will be remembered as the best one ever? If you are looking to out-do … Continue reading

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The Zika Virus is Worse Than Expected: Is the North Shore of Massachusetts at Greater Risk than Suspected?

The Zika Virus reclaimed its spot as the top news story of 2016 when the CDC warned health and government officials that the health dangers of Zika Virus are worse than they first feared. A culmination of months of scientific … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of the Zika Virus & Pregnancy Complications

Since the Zika Virus has hit the world news circuit at the beginning of the year, it has also hit the radar of major world organizations. Nations like the United States & Brazil are working on legislation to fund Zika … Continue reading

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