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    The Silent Killer It’s small, quick and hungry. It weights less than an ounce, and is about ⅛ inch to ¾ inch long (Mosquito, 2015). There are over 3,500 different species around the world (Mosquito Facts-33, 2014). This creature travels throughout the globe sucking blood from thousands of innocent people and leaving behind welts and taking lives. What is the most dangerous animal in the world? The mosquito. The mosquito can live in many types of environments, reproduce quickly, and can bite you unexpectedly. By educating ourselves about mosquitoes, we can learn about all the diseases they carry and how to prevent and treat these diseases. This knowledge could end up saving your life. Mosquitos have been around for around 100 million years…

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    Spread Zika Virus

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    Thank you for taking the time to read my proposal to address the pressing issue of the ever spreading Zika Virus. The recent American outbreak of the widespread Zika epidemic has called for cautious measures to be taken in areas of high mosquito population. There have been several moments in the past few months where I would find myself swatting mosquitos, only to have those around me continuously warn me about Zika. The impact the virus has had on the general public has caused mild levels of…

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    Mosquitoes Research Paper

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    often hit by a swarm of mosquitoes that are very irritating because of their bites, deadly diseases they may cause, and the sound they make especially during the night. On numerous occasions many of us have fallen victim to irritating and sometimes painful mosquito bites. However, in most cases we often tend to ignore these bites mainly we are not too worried about serious disease, unless one has been reported in our local area. Another reason why most people tend to give very little attention…

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    Chikungunya Prevention

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    According to reports from the Caribbean, (Jamaica specifically), prevention has been aimed toward educating people on how to avoid catching this disease. The health ministries of these islands affected have also taken preventative actions other than education in fogging suspected mosquito breeding grounds as to lower the amount of mosquitos around. Main focus points have been airports as well as seaports, and hotels as well. This is due in part that if an infected visitor were to enter one of…

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    All being Amtrak, airports, heliports, and their landing facilities. This can also increase Seattle’s chances of mosquito larvae that contain Zika virus to be brought into the city. Making it easier for the transportation in and out of the state and possibly the country to expose this population to the virus, with stand stills of water that are the breeding grounds of mosquitos. Zika virus as of now has not been detected in any of the mosquitos in the state of Washington, as of now the only way…

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    In this report I will lay out the options that could be taken on the issue of the animals at the research facility that may have West Nile Virus. There are two positions that could be taken on this subject, the first position is encouraging the Army to take control of the research facility to euthanize the animals before the virus reaches the human population. The second position you could take is that the animals should not be euthanized. The position you should take on this subject is the…

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    Aedes aegypti is holometabolous, this type of development stages includes the egg, lava, pupa, and the adult stage. The distinct traits to key out this mosquito are, small palps with white scales. The female mosquito can lay as many as a hundred eggs at one batch, after the eggs are laid down, the eggs develop within two days, and once wet the larvae emerge from the egg shortly after (Christopher, 1960). The larvae then mature over the course of the week or longer, depending on temperature,…

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    Zika Fever Research Paper

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    Zika is spread through mosquito bites. Fewer than 1,000 us cases per year. The topics are symptoms, how you get it, and what is the history. Symptoms are. In most cases there is no symptoms. Inflammation cases zika can trigger paralysis in pregnant women. It may cause birth defects. Pain in the back of the eyes,joints,or muscles Whole body, fever,chills, loss of appetite or swearing also in common red eyes. How do you get it. Spreads through mosquito bites (aeds) a type of a mosquito.…

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    Zika Outbreak

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    suggests reducing and eliminating any mosquito breeding site on your property. Related to this, people should close off their homes to mosquitos. Such methods include using window screens rather than an open window with no screen. Also, the PAHO recommends sleeping under a mosquito net to prevent bites while you are asleep. Visitors to areas with a Zika outbreak should wear insect repellent as well as cover their skin as much as possible with large clothes to limit exposed skin that could be bit…

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    There are many different forms of diseases, illnesses, or viruses being spread around today with many different forms. One such virus has been spreading like wildfire and that virus is known as Zika. This is another virus spread by mosquitos, just like dengue fever. Mosquitos usually breed near warmer climate areas, more clustered in the south or in the Caribbean. Unfortunately, the Zika virus seems to be spreading more than just in those areas. The virus might also be spreading towards the…

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