Usually, people say that there are two things that every human has to do in a lifetime, pay taxes and die. If you are from south Louisiana, there is one more item that can be added to your list, deal with the mosquito. If you live in any area with high humidity and tropical climate […]
One of the most comprehensive analyses yet done of the ancient history of insect-borne disease concludes for the first time that malaria is not only native to the New World, but it has been present long before humans existed and has evolved through birds and monkeys.
1926: Mosquitoes are a scourge to outdoor life in New Orleans
The CDC has recently reported over 100 cases of West Nile Virus and an increase in mosquitoes and birds infected with the virus. These disturbing statistics mean that we must be even more vigilant in reducing mosquito populations and our exposure to them. In this article we review symptoms of West Nile virus discuss ways […]