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Dengue Outbreak

September 7, 2018

Thailand has an outbreak of Dengue Fever, one of the tropical illnesses carried by the mosquito Aedes aegypti. You may not be planning on visiting Thailand, but based on past years there’s a good chance this indicates Dengue will be in other tropical places around the Pacific Ocean, including Hawaii and Mexico. Dengue Fever is […]

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With ongoing Zika cases, Florida officials have been doing their best to limit the spread of Zika by killing off the mosquito that carries it and other tropical illnesses like Dengue, Chik-V, and Yellow Fever. While they are claiming success for their efforts spraying from trucks, the truth is Aedes aegypti likes to live indoors, […]

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It’s not just a regular mosquito season. This summer, the mosquitoes that spread tropical illnesses like Zika, Dengue, and Yellow Fever spread across the US South and multiplied. While there have only been a handful of cases this year, travel between Zika infected areas and the US, plus the prevalence of the mosquito, is a […]

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South America has a good climate for Aedes aegypti and other mosquitoes that spread illnesses like dengue, yellow fever, zika, and others. Right now, it’s cases of yellow fever that are popping up. Yellow fever is a painful but usually short illness (and usually once in a lifetime). For a few (usually those with already […]

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The Western Hemisphere has a whole host of tropical illnesses cycling through countries and seasons—and yellow fever is starting another round. Right now it’s in Brazil, but the past few winters have shown a pattern where it will be pushing into the US by summer. Yellow fever, Zika, Dengue Fever, and CHIK-V are all tropical […]

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