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Tag: West Nile virus

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Mosquito Squad expands to California

March 3, 2021 By
Mosquito Squad has expanded into California with a new location in Roseville, which will be owned and operated by Rusty and Kimberly Cowan. Read more»
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Understand why mosquitoes bite

April 3, 2020 By
Ayesha Azam, entomologist for Urban Pest Management Pakistan, shares some of the science behind why mosquitoes bite humans. Read more»
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Build relationships, boost mosquito revenue

April 1, 2020 By
Mosquito management services add value for customers and improve PMPs’ bottom lines while protecting public health along the way. Read more»
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What PMPs should know about the new coronavirus

February 11, 2020 By
The new coronavirus is continuing to spread, but it's important to remember that "person-to-person" transmission does not include mosquito bites. Read more»
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UCR researchers find way to put insects into arrested development

January 30, 2020 By
New research from University of California Riverside shows scientists may soon be able to prevent disease-spreading mosquitoes from maturing. Read more»
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USF study finds link between WNV, light pollution

August 14, 2019 By
A recent study from the University of South Florida found that light pollution — the kind found in parking lots, for example — could be a factor in the transmission of West Nile virus (WNV). The study conducted by Meredith... Read more»
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New coalition to combat vector-borne diseases

July 22, 2019 By
The Vector-Borne Disease Network will advise and support federal policymakers in confronting diseases spread by insects and related arthropods. Read more»
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Ask these questions to sell mosquito services

June 13, 2019 By
Sometimes a list of technical jargon is a turn-off, even if you’re right. Instead, courteous and simple questions are the key. Read more»
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Mosquito-borne disease risks

May 18, 2019 By
You may be an expert at finding and eliminating breeding sources that attract mosquitoes, but when customers have questions about mosquito-borne diseases and viruses, refer them to a reputable resource. Read more»
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15 mosquito management pro tips

May 17, 2019 By
Sharpen your mosquito management service with tips from pest management professionals who learned from experience. Read more»