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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
provides up-to-date health information for specific destinations,
outbreak alerts, precautions, vaccination requirements. Includes
of Mosquito-Transmitted Diseases
Partial list of mosquito-borne diseases, also provided by the CDC.
Information Page (1)
Also provided by the CDC. You will learn that malaria
occurs in over 100 countries and that, yearly, 300-500 million cases
occur and more than 1 million people die of the disease.
Information Page (2)
Another great source of information on Malaria, prepared by the
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, of the University of Leicester,
Mosquito Attractants and Inhibitors
This article was published by Wing Beats of the Florida
Mosquito Control Association, an official publication of the
American Mosquito Control Association. It summarizes the progresses
and challenges encountered by scientists looking for alternatives to
pesticides in the control of biting insects.
This site is prepared by the Why Files, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
It is accessible to all, and very thorough. Plan to spend some time
there if you want to learn about mosquitoes.
Bug Zappers: Do They Work?
Scientific evidence that zappers do more harm than good. The
Dragonfly kills only mosquitoes and biting flies, but UV zappers kill
71 to 350 billion beneficial insects in the US each year according to
this study in the Entomological News, which was posted on the Iowa
State University Mosquito Lab web site by Donald Baumgartner
of the EPA.
Repellents May Be Harmful
Prepared by Duke University. Provides overview of the
harmful effects heavy applications of insect repellents containing
high concentrations of DEET can have on one's health, particularly on children's.
The home of the American Mosquito Control Association.
L, the Mosquito Mailing List
The "official" mailing list for the discussion of topics
related to mosquitoes. Provides communication among persons
interested in mosquitoes. Maintained by John VanDyk of Iowa
Also maintained by Iowa State, some nice photos of
mosquitoes and other insects.
Promotes entomology to future scientists with mobile mini-zoos,
workshops and other educational programs.
A library of insect sounds; Also check an interesting gallery
of sounds, such as flies, crickets and cicadas.
Bats Control Mosquitoes?
Do bats, through their feeding, control mosquitoes, or any pests for
that matter? This article, presented by the Texas Mosquito
Control Association, takes a closer look at bats and their
Insects General Information Page
Do you want to find out about black flies or bedbugs? Find out when
where they live and when they are active. Also some information about
spiders and scorpions.
Building a life-long interest in gardening - By starting young.
A consumers guide to various anti mosquito products.
An online ressource for lovers of gardening.
Good Bye Mosquitoes
Find out more about mosquitoes at Good Bye Mosquitoes
Everything Candles, from 50 Candles to Yankee Candles.
The Comprehensive Science online Directory.
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