Bug spray will soon be as ubiquitous as sunscreen. Long sleeves in hot weather will lose their dorky reputation.
“The mosquito population is already coming out, and it’s making life impossible,” said a former Navy entomologist in San Juan.
A new study finds that a group of Canadian travellers experienced severe complications more often than anticipated.
A low cost, environmentally friendly trap will help curb the spread of mosquitoes.
The current epidemic of Zika virus infection in the Western Hemisphere is actually just the latest in a decade-long wave of worldwide disease outbreaks.
Brazil’s government has declared “war” on the Aedes aegypti mosquito but conditions have changed since the country eliminated the insect in 1958, when it was spreading yellow fever.
After prompting Brazilian officials to worry that it was causing babies to be born with abnormally small heads and brains, the Zika virus has turned up in Puerto Rico. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a travel advisory.
As average, global temperatures increase, animals are moving into new habitats, carrying with them deadly diseases that are increasingly infecting humans.
The excruciating mosquito-borne virus has reached now the French archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. And its spreading like wildfire.
Those hit by the virus may wish they had died as they curl up in agony from the pain that resembles arthritis, a purplish-red bumpy rash.