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Central Life Sciences: SLAP Program

March 23, 2017 By
To assist mosquito management professionals in spreading the word about their role in public health, Central Life Sciences, the makers of Zoëcon Professional Products including Gentrol and Precor, has developed a multi-channel, public-facing awareness campaign. The Support, Learning, Awareness & Prevention... Read more»
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Congress approves Zika funding

October 3, 2016 By
According to the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Sept. 30 policy e-newsletter, the U.S. Congress avoided a government shut-down and passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through Dec. 9, 2016. The CR includes $1.1 billion in funding... Read more»
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Zika outbreak seeps beyond Florida’s ‘warning zone’

August 11, 2016 By
Zika news took an unexpected and somewhat dire turn recently when one pregnant woman set off a firestorm in Florida’s Miami-Dade County, where there appears to be the first U.S.-borne Zika outbreak. What’s confounding to experts is the fact that... Read more»
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Aedes aegypti

What You Need to Know about Zika – Part 2 of 2

July 28, 2016 By
[This week we welcome guest blogger, Dillon Stewart, associate editor of our sister publication, Landscape Management. What follows is part 2 of this 2-part post.] What does a pest management professional do to prevent it? Unfortunately, pest management professionals cannot... Read more»
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What You Need to Know about Zika – Part 1 of 2

July 19, 2016 By
[This week we welcome guest blogger, Dillon Stewart, associate editor of our sister publication, Landscape Management.] For those new to the mosquito control game, the question you’re most likely to get this summer is, “Should I be worried about Zika?”... Read more»
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NPMA rounds up Zika developments

May 20, 2016 By
Updated May 31 to reflect new developments, as reported by the NPMA. In its weekly ePestWorld newsletter to members, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reports on three industry updates regarding the Zika virus, which can be transmitted by Aedes... Read more»
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Puerto Rico’s crippled health system could complicate the battle against Zika for everyone

March 1, 2016 By
I fear my last blog post regarding Zika downplayed the urgency of the virus. As new news continued to surface, I considered going back and making some edits to what I originally wrote on the subject. While I stand by... Read more»
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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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Aedes aegypti

Managing Zika fears means knowing the real stakes

February 2, 2016 By
Any customers asking you about the dreaded Zika virus yet? As spring slowly (sloooooowly) draws closer, you’ve probably come to terms with the fact that it’s only a matter of time. How to go about easing their minds? Well, you... Read more»
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Aedes aegypti

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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