Tag Archives: Zika

EPA Registers the Wolbachia ZAP Strain in Live Male Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

On Nov. 3, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency registered a new mosquito biopesticide – ZAP Males® – that can reduce local populations of the type of mosquito (Aedes albopictus, or Asian Tiger Mosquitoes) that can spread numerous diseases of significant … Continue reading

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EPA Webinar: Protecting Students from Mosquitoes & the Zika Virus at School

You are invited to a webinar:  When: Tuesday, Sept.20 Time: 2-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada) These days, we can’t turn to TV, radio, or social media without hearing alarming stories of Zika virus. Mosquito-borne diseases have been responsible … Continue reading

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CDC announces Zika virus response planning for schools

CDC: Zika Virus Response Planning – Interim Guidance for School Administrators http://www.cdc.gov/zika/schools.html The CDC has developed interim guidance for kindergarten through grade 12 (K–12) district and school administrators for public health actions pertaining to Zika virus infection. This guidance is … Continue reading

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