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Warm Weather Helps Prolong West Nile Virus Risk

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Summer may be over, but continued warm weather means that mosquitoes are still active. So far this...

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Tags: DEET (3), illness (1), lemon eucalyptus (3), mosquitoes (2), picardin (3), UC IPM (2), West Nile virus (1)

Invasive Spotlight: Zika Virus

Adult female mosquito, Aedes egypti. [J. Gathany]

The Zika virus is spread to people mainly through the bite of an infected mosquito, mostly Aedes...

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:11 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (2), CDC (2), Centers for Disease Control (2), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (3), EPA (2), lemon eucalyptus (3), mosquito (2), Picardin (3), repellent (2), UC IPM (2), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (2)

Zika, Mosquitoes, and Repellents

Adult female mosquit, Aedes aegypti. [J. Gathany, CDC.]

[From the August 2016 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Concerns over the Zika virus have...

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:08 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (2), CDC (2), Centers for Disease Control (2), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (3), EPA (2), lemon eucalyptus (3), mosquito (2), mosquitoes (2), Picardin (3), repellent (2), UCIPM (1), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (2)
 
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