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    buildings and lurking around deserted towns. Let me tell you about something that is going on right here in your town of Memphis, Tennessee. It all started one day at work. First, Drew a coworker said: “Today is a the big day!” when he walked into the lab “We have to go out to Voodoo Village to finish up our surveillance on mosquitos.” This made me very nervous because when I remember in my home country of Haiti, Voodoo is a serious subject, nothing to play with. Though the thought of going to this place made me extremely uneasy. Second, I packed up my gear and got in the truck with him. Formerly, on a daily basis, Drew and I go out in the county and set traps to catch mosquitos, eventually, to find areas with mosquitos positive with West Nile disease, meanwhile, I never would have thought we would go to a place like this though. When we arrived at the voodoo village, as we got closer to Mary Angela road, my nerves became more and more uneasy. The next thing I know we are walking up the long pathway to the gates of the infamous Voodoo Village. I looked at Drew and gave him an anxious look, but he simply shrugged his shoulders and continued to walk towards the gates. Next, I realized that, the path was dusty and seemed to be abandoned for many months. On the ground laid broken jars and gardening tools, but something tells me they weren’t there to weed the yard. As we got to the gate, I couldn’t help but notice the different colors of the bars – for such an eerie…

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    The Zika Virus

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    Cayman Islands, Brazil, and Panama, where there was a 90 percent of reduction of the Aedes Aegypti population. It works by releasing the male modified mosquitos as they go on to mate and the offspring don’t end up surviving causing the disease to slowly die off within six to nine months. The only problem is that ones released there is no turning back. We don’t know what long-term effects there will be of releasing them. Another solution Zach St. George says in The Week is that there is another…

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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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    observation in the afternoon. This time round I noticed that the number of mosquito bites was less compared to the previous day and I could only manage to record three bites. The third day I took a break from going to the woods so that I could focus on administering questionnaires to Collier residents living around the research facility. I was back to the woods on Thursday and Friday for the routine mosquito inspection process before finally wrapping up my observations on Friday the 4th of…

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    will go on to inform about the Zika virus, what it is, its symptoms, the spreading of the virus, how to treat it, and other vital information related to the virus. Using various sources of information to best describe the invasion of the Zika virus. Also mentioning the effects that it can have besides the original symptoms that it causes. Invasion of Zika According to the CDC website, Zika is caused by the Zika virus strain that can be spread by mosquitos that are…

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    Mosquitoes are among the most dangerous living creatures when it comes to the number of deaths they cause worldwide. Their ability to carry diseases and transmit them to humans causes thousands of deaths each year and in 2015 alone, malaria was responsible for 438,000 deaths. The statistics are scary when one compares the number of deaths from mosquito-borne diseases to that of the deadly Ebola virus, which has recently killed over 1,000 in central and west Africa. The puny size of the mosquito…

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    Some people think that the only way to get rid of their anger is to throw it in someone else’s face, but that isn’t always the best option. Sometimes things get out of hand and they can’t be taken back after that. I can tell you right now that no matter how much of a problem you have with someone, it is not worth going to the extremes for. Sometimes a small argument with another girl can turn into a court case. I would know from experience. High school drama seems like it’s nothing, but it can…

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    1. Description of the Disease: West Nile virus (10 points) 2. What causes it? (WNV) is found by mosquito bites. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds Scientific Name: Flavivirus (5 points) 3. Where is it found? All 48 lower states. not reported cases are Alaska and Hawaii. commonly found in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America and West Asia (10 points) 4. How is it spread? Arthropod-borne virus. West Nile virus has been spread through blood transfusions, organ…

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    West Nile Research Paper

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    West nile is a virus that is most commonly spread to people by mosquito bites. There are many cases of the west nile virus. Most of the cases are in north america during mosquito season. Mosquito season starts in the summer and will continue throughout fall. Although it is most common in north america, it has been reported in all of the continental united states. The west nile virus has no vaccines to prevent it or medication to treat it. Most people who are infected with the virus do not have…

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    Zika Virus Change

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    sea level to rise faster. Which is about 125 billion tons and .35 millimeters (.1 inches) of ice melting yearly. With Global Warming, it is expected for us to experience warmer days than cold which could cause an increase in the amount of mosquitoes throughout the world. Colder weather is a ‘friend’ to us, when it is cold out there is fewer mosquitoes that are around there Mosquitoes thrive in warmer temperature, and with an increase of the “mosquitoes that acquire disease-causing…

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