Tag: public health

Ticks: Teach customers about risks to pets

November 20, 2017 By
Prevention is the best prescription. Read more»
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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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Rats and disease

November 8, 2017 By
Rats invade millions of homes — and are capable of transmitting deadly disease. During a suspected rat infestation inspection, pest management professionals (PMPs) will find them living in attics, basements and warehouses. Rats often raid kitchens, crawl around electrical wires... Read more»
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Sprague to host food safety conferences

August 16, 2017 By
To help food processing professionals improve food safety and navigate the maze of ever-evolving regulatory requirements, all the while maintaining effective pest management programs, Sprague Pest Solutions is hosting a pair of education conferences. Sprague’s Innovation in Pest Management Conference... Read more»
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UCR, UC Davis to launch vector center

August 14, 2017 By
With an $8 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers from the University of California’s Riverside and Davis campuses will launch the Pacific Southwest Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases later this month. The... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: What is your best tip for managing ticks?

July 26, 2017 By
As will be seen in our August issue’s Question of the Month (p. 14), PMP contributors Stuart Aust, Dr. Doug Mampe and Mark Sheperdigian shared tick tips. But so did several of our other contributors – and we’d love to... Read more»
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ESA, CDC team on vector response

July 21, 2017 By
The public health community will soon be better equipped to respond to outbreaks of diseases spread by mosquitoes and other arthropod vectors, thanks to a contract awarded to the Entomological Society of America (ESA) Certification Corp. by the U.S. Centers... Read more»
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$14.9M grant for UC-R mosquito research

July 21, 2017 By
A University of California, Riverside scientist is leading a team of researchers that will receive up to $14.9 million from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to be part of the “Safe Genes” program to study innovative genetic... Read more»
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Bayer marks #MosquitoAwarenessWeek

June 29, 2017 By
How are you celebrating #MosquitoAwarenessWeek, which ends July 1? “In the U.S., National Mosquito Control Awareness Week serves as an important reminder of the dangerous public health threat that mosquitoes pose,” says Dr. Kurt Vandock, head of public health for... Read more»
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Bayer partners with Goodbye Malaria

May 4, 2017 By
Bayer announces the establishment of a partnership with Goodbye Malaria. Both organizations will jointly support the objectives of Ending Malaria for Good in Southern Africa. The figures published in the 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) malaria report, with malaria cases... Read more»
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