Tag: disease

Dubourg, Carter, Bonertz PHOTO: BASF

BASF’s Abate helps in disease eradication

September 7, 2018 By
BASF continues to fight against Guinea worm disease. Read more»
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PHOTOS: PMP Archives / July, August, September 1951

From the archives: Pest control for an atomic age

August 24, 2018 By
In 1951, the magazine offered a take on what would happen to radiation-exposed pests in a three-part article titled. Read more»
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Get ahead of mosquito populations this spring

April 2, 2018 By
As temperatures begin to rise, overwintering mosquitoes will start to emerge out of the dormant stage. Read more»

Web Exclusive: How to safely and properly remove a tick

March 14, 2018 By
There are many old wives tales and folklore surrounding the correct way to remove a tick that has embedded itself into your (or another animal’s) skin. Living in the south, the at-home techniques I’ve heard over the years range from... Read more»
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Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

The Plague may have been triggered by man-carried pests

January 17, 2018 By
Historically, rats and their fleas are assumed to have spread the outbreaks. Read more»
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PMPs: Teach the value of rodent service

November 29, 2017 By
A survey found that 37 percent of homeowners have seen a rodent in their home during the past year. Read more»
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Photo: Global Health – Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria

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»

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»
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