Tag: disease

Navy, international entomologists collaborate to fight malaria

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tasked with providing scientific and technical leadership as well as implementing public health programs vital to stopping malaria. Read more»
Ovi-Catch

Catchmaster: Ovi-Catch AGO Mosquito Trap

November 14, 2017 By
The Ovi-Catch is a low-cost, easy-to-use, mosquito surveillance tool proven effective by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company says. The low-maintenance trap does not require electricity or pesticides. It’s designed to capture gravid female mosquitoes... Read more»
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Teach customers about mosquitoes

June 19, 2017 By
Professional pest management services expand based on the need and desire of the public. In recent years, the need for mosquito management has grown because of new emerging diseases transmitted by these insects. With increased travel and movement of cargo,... Read more»
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NPMA to host 2 public health workshops

February 16, 2017 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is hosting two one-day workshops focused on public health pest control, with an emphasis on the structural pest management industry’s role in controlling mosquitoes that transmit disease-causing pathogens. The workshops will be held Feb.... Read more»
Stan Cope

AMCA installs Cope as president

February 10, 2016 By
Dr. Stan Cope, director of entomology and regulatory services for Memphis, Tenn.-based Terminix, is being installed as president of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) at its annual meeting in Savannah, Ga., today. Founded in 1935, the AMCA is a... Read more»
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Tick Symposium set for May

February 8, 2016 By
Ticks that transmit Lyme disease and other pathogens are spreading geographically, with a 44.7 percent increase in the number of counties with these ticks present since 1998, according to a new study published this month by scientists at the U.S.... Read more»
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NPMA comments on Zika virus implications

February 2, 2016 By
Editor’s Note: The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), in collaboration with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), has issued an industry alert that offers pest management professionals (PMPs) insights and speaking points about the Zika virus, an emerging disease worldwide that... Read more»
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Eric Scherzinger

Scherzinger recognized as top MS fundraiser

August 18, 2015 By
On Aug. 11, the Cincinnati Leadership Award was presented to a select group of individuals who have made significant contributions to their profession and community. A ceremony was held at Cincinnati’s Taft Center to celebrate the 2015 Leadership Class of... Read more»
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Ghost moose, ticks, and pest management in a new age

June 12, 2015 By
Global warming, or “climate change” as many call it, appears to be having a significant impact on tick populations, and posing a direct threat to other wildlife. As an example, check out the harsh realities National Geographic recently encountered in New... Read more»

Braman Raises Awareness of Bed Bug Study

December 15, 2014 By
AGAWAM, MA—Braman Termite and Pest Elimination is raising awareness about a new study on mice that found that like kissing bugs, bed bugs can transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)... Read more»
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