Which Mosquitoes Carry Zika?

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Each year, we hear more and more about the various viruses and diseases spread by the mosquito all over the world. For the past few years, the latest and most publicized in the U.S. is the Zika virus. The Zika virus is transmitted mainly by mosquitoes but is also transmitted sexually by folks who have no idea that they have contracted the disease from a bite. The symptoms include severe headaches, bloodshot eyes, fever, rashes, and painful joints and muscles. These symptoms usually last around… Continue

How To Limit Mosquito Exposure To Your Family

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In our Missouri, Illinois and Kansas service area, it can feel as if we are very far removed from Florida and Texas, where local cases of the Zika virus were seen in 2017, and where cases are slowly beginning to appear this year. The reality is that Zika and other mosquito-borne viruses can break out anywhere from Western Illinois all the way across Missouri into eastern Kansas. This is because the southern and eastern regions of the United States are where the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus… Continue

Don't Let Mosquitoes Ruin Your Spring

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Are pests holding your backyard captive? You're not alone. There are many people who barely use their backyard for many pest-related reasons. Some folks are worried about contracting Zika, West Nile, Dengue, malaria, yellow fever, chikungunya, or some other dangerous virus from a mosquito bite. Some are concerned about getting a deer tick on their skin and contracting Lyme disease. Continue

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