Tag Archives: Mosquito prevention

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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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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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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“I Pulled 2 Ticks Off My Dog Today!” North Shore Mass Dogs Are At Risk For Lyme Disease

Our furry family members add so much value to our lives, nothing beats the wagging tale that greets you when you come in the door after a long day. As dog lovers, there is nothing we won’t do for our … Continue reading

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Keeping the Bugs Out of Your Next Clambake or BBQ

Summer’s in full swing here in the North Shore and few things say “outdoor entertaining” better than a delicious New England clambake and BBQ. From birthday parties, to wedding receptions, or family reunions– getting outside with your family, friends, and … Continue reading

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Yankee Homecoming Parade and Newburyport Mosquito Control

Since 1958, the Yankee Homecoming has been a highlight of summer here in Newburyport! This year marks the U.S. Coast Guard’s 225th year. For eight days, from July 26th – August 2nd, concerts, fireworks, and the parade honor our town … Continue reading

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North Shore Mosquito Control and EEE: The $3 Million Illness

Fifty percent of those stricken with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) will not survive the illness. Of all the mosquito-borne diseases, it is EEE that is the most deadly in the United States. Unfortunately, those who do recover have another 50% … Continue reading

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