Tag: malaria

Anopheles mosquito (PHOTO: JIM GATHANY/CDC)

Mosquito salivary glands curb spread of malaria parasites

September 5, 2019 By
Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they have discovered that malaria-causing parasites are stopped by a roadblock in mosquitoes' spit glands. Read more»
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Neurotoxin kills malaria-spreading mosquitoes

July 1, 2019 By
Scientists have finally found malaria’s Achilles’ heel, a neurotoxin that is only harmful to Anopheles mosquitoes that spread malaria. Read more»
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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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Bayer joins malaria initiative

April 18, 2018 By
At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, England, on April 18, Bayer joined with BASF, Syngenta, Mitsui Chemicals and Sumitomo Chemical Co. to pledge its ongoing support to the research, development and supply of innovative vector control solutions,... Read more»
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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»
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Mosquito Joe partners with Nothing But Nets

May 30, 2017 By
Mosquito Joe and the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign have partnered to raise awareness and funds to fight malaria. Mosquito Joe locations across the country will engage customers to help raise funds and awareness about mosquito-borne illnesses and... 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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New app maps mosquito populations in Italy

May 13, 2016 By
Mosquitoes can be deadly. They can spread viruses and diseases such as the Zika virus, malaria, yellow fever and dengue fever. A new app, ZanzaMapp, maps areas in Italy with high concentrations of mosquitoes. The free app, available on iOS,... Read more»

Mosquito management garners buzz

May 12, 2016 By
According to PMP’s exclusive survey, mosquito services can be a lucrative business segment for those who offer it. It should be a banner year for pest management professionals (PMPs) who offer mosquito management services. Three-quarters of PMPs predict their revenue... Read more»
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ESA honors MSU’s Miller

December 2, 2015 By
Dr. James Miller, an entomology professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, has been elected a 2015 Fellow of the Entomological Society of America. He has received the honor for his pioneering research in insect physiology, chemical ecology and... Read more»
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