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9 considerations before offering mosquito management services

July 11, 2018 By
Here are nine questions to consider before you offer mosquito service. Read more»

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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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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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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Ticks: Powassan virus can kill in 15 minutes

June 29, 2017 By
Doctors and hikers alike are on high alert with the expansion of the Powassan virus, a potentially fatal infection spread by ticks in the Great Lakes region. This virus can be tricky because the first warnings are simply flu-like symptoms,... Read more»
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McCloud Pest Invasion 2017 focused on food safety

May 24, 2017 By
McCloud Services, based in South Elgin, Ill., hosted its annual Pest Invasion food industry pest management seminar on April 25, 2017, at the Drury Lane Convention Center in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. The seminar was attended by nearly 350 pest management,... Read more»
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Orkin’s Top 50 Mosquito Cities

May 1, 2017 By
The Atlanta area tops Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities for the fourth year in a row. Atlanta is followed on the list by Washington, DC and Chicago. Twenty-one metro areas in the Southeast are included in the ranking,... Read more»
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Help customers understand bird flu

March 30, 2017 By
Extensive media coverage can lead to concerned customers. Education (and some precautions) can mitigate the scariness of it all. As of now, the avian, or bird, influenza epidemic of 2016-17 hasn’t reached North American shores on a large scale. But... Read more»
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Bayer receives CDC award

March 6, 2017 By
Last week, Bayer was presented an award by representatives from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation for the company’s support in the fight against Zika. Bayer was one of a handful of industry organizations that co-sponsored... Read more»
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