Navigation Links
Mosquito Plague Reported From Western Australia

Mosquito plague has hit Western Australia's south region with 50 cases being reported in the past three weeks alone. The Ross River virus has also been // reported in the Territories with another 50 cases being reported over the last 30 days.

Entomologist Nina Kurucz said that the pre-monsoon rains have created an ideal breeding ground for the mosquitoes. "The problem is that this sort of mosquito can fly up to 50 kilometers so they're coming from outside our control areas, so from the wider Howard River area and they're dispersing into the northern suburbs of Aarwin, so the worst affected areas are Karama, Leanyer and Casuarina coastal reserve," she observed. The Center for Disease Control is recommending DEET-based repellent to ward off the virus. Dr Vicki Krause, director of the CDC says that since no vaccine is available, this is the only way to prevent the virus, "Ross River virus is a virus you'd rather avoid - it causes fever, fatigue, often you get a rash, but it usually presents with painful swollen joints in the fingers, the wrists the ankles and the knees," she said. Western Australian Health Department spokesman Dr Mike Lindsay has asked people to take preventive measures since rain and flooding in the north and further inland are sure to encourage mosquito breeding, "In most areas of the south-west, where there are still fairly substantial mosquito populations, we're advising people to treat those mosquitoes and potential disease carriers and to take appropriate precautions to avoid getting bitten," he commented.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Malaria To Be Tackled By Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
2. India Has The Oldest And Largest Collection Of Preserved Mosquitoes – Mosquito Museu
3. Imported Plants Could Deadly Harbor Mosquitoes, Says Report
4. Kids More Prone To Mosquito Bites
5. Minister Told To Rid State Of Mosquitoes
6. No Cure for the New Mosquito-Borne Disease, Chikungunya
7. Frog Secretions Could Be Used To Ward Off Mosquitoes
8. Chikungunya Fever: French Government struggling to Tackle the Mosquito Menace
9. Cyclone Glenda brings Threat of Fatal Mosquito–borne Diseas
10. Malaria Resistant Mosquitoes Could Help In Combating Malaria
11. What Ticks the Mosquito immune system?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/20/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... Source ... botanicals and 100 percent pure essential oils, announced the company had a successful visit ... , The annual ECRM event gives companies that work in the nutritional, sports and ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... International Protein, a company based out of Australia ... attended the January ECRM trade show in Hilton Head, SC. , International Protein ... to create a line of products that would elevate her fitness regime. At this ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “The Angel”: a ... has set out for each of his children. “The Angel” is the creation of ... Music in New York City, and impassioned writer. , When asked of her new ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... , ... January 20, 2017 , ... “Journey to Christmas:” a beautiful and enchanting tale ... published author, Kimberly Cordoves, a mother of three in Oklahoma City, and a devoted woman ... of writing a book has been in the back of my mind for years, but ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... Management System: an On-demand E-learning system for Clinical and Regulatory education for ... is based on Aerolib`s successful education methodology of Disease Specific Documentation Improvement. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... , Jan. 20, 2017 Wells Specialty Pharmacy ... 3796 Howell Branch Rd in Winter Park, Florida ... Winter Park . Operations have been consolidated into the ... is also pleased to announce that Chad Tomlinson , ... of the Company effective immediately. Mr. Tomlinson is a Graduate ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , Jan. 19, 2017 Report Details ... Market? Which areas are going to grow at the ... to 2026, assessing data, trends, opportunities and prospects. ... Discover the most lucrative areas in the industry and ... assess forecasted sales across the all the major categories ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Jan. 19, 2017 This report on the ... future scenario of the global market. Large number of ... Severe chronic constipation is a major side effect of ... Hence, novel targeted therapy has been prescribed to treat ... of targeted medicines, and growing awareness about the therapy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: