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ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER

ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a lethal bacterial infection caused by the organism Rickettsia rickettsii, which can adversely affect the kidney and heart and is spread through tick bites. [...]



BITING ANTS IN FLORIDA

BITING ANTS IN FLORIDA

Although small creatures, several ants bite and sting. They bite using their mandibles to pinch skins of their victims. There are some of these biting ants in Florida. [...]



HOW TO GET RID OF TICKS IN THE YARD

HOW TO GET RID OF TICKS IN THE YARD

If you have a pet you likely have experience with ticks, especially with dogs and outdoor cats. [...]



TICK BORNE DISEASES, WHAT THEY CAN DO TO YOU

TICK BORNE DISEASES, WHAT THEY CAN DO TO YOU

Living with animals harboring ticks can have grievous consequences on you. Tick borne diseases are caused by tick bites. These ticks are notorious spreaders of viruses, parasites and bacteria. [...]



Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Most of the people will think of Malaria when it comes to diseases caused by mosquito bites. But, in the recent years, Dengue fever has also gained prominence in the tropical regions. [...]



Zika overview

Zika overview

As per latest reports published by the World Health Organization, the global risk assessment of Zika has not changed on an overall basis. Zika virus continues to spread geographically to areas where competent vectors are present. Though a decline in cases of Zika has been reported in certain countries and in certain parts of some other countries, vigilance needs to remain high on the Zika front. [...]



Dengue in Philippines

Dengue in Philippines

Dengue in Philippines has raised many eyebrows. Health officials in the capital Manila are also concerned. While there are some alarming figures from Philippines, let us first take a look at what Dengue is. [...]



Australia and Zika

Australia and Zika

A study recently published in the Australian journal Public Health Research & Practice, has warned that Australia is at a grave risk of Zika and Dengue carrying mosquitoes finding their way into the country unless adequate measures are taken right away to prevent their entry into the country. [...]



Need for the Dengue Vaccine in India

The India’s dengue problem has reached an alarming rate. This is according to recent studies into the virus. According to a study conducted in 2014 by the government’s National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), India has an estimated 5,778,406 cases of clinically diagnosed dengue annually.[...]



Mayaro and the Increased cases of Viral Epidemics

Mayaro and the Increased cases of Viral Epidemics

In recent times, the outbreak of viral epidemics has been on a steady rise. Names such as Zika, Mayaro, Chikungunya and many others have been floating around, creating panic among the public and researchers, in equal measure. Recently, Mayaro, which is a mosquito-borne virus, has been making headlines as one of the emerging types of viral epidemics. [...]



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