Scientists find that insects can poison birds and fish with plastic they ate as larvae.
For families living in rural communities, traveling to the nearest health center can be an hours-long trek.
The number of reported illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites has more than tripled since 2004.
“It takes an enormous toll on human health, it causes massive suffering, and it’s something to be taken very seriously.”
The Environmental Protection Agency has given the green light to biotech startup MosquitoMate.
“The mosquito population is already coming out, and it’s making life impossible,” said a former Navy entomologist in San Juan.
The Florida doctor is one of the leaders in the fight against the debilitating disease.
Rather than targeting the diseases, the vaccine targets the mosquitoes that spread them.
The good news is, widespread immunity can trump a drought's effects.
Would you turn your skin into a parasite buffet for science?
About half of the world’s population is at risk of infection from dengue fever.