Thursday, July 19, 2012

The good news is that we live in the temperate zone...

The good news is that we in North America live in the temperate zone, where (theoretically, at least) arthropod vectors die back on an annual basis, and thereby break the transmission cycle of diseases.  The not-so-good news is that that most folks don't quite appreciate the importance of mosquitos as vectors of serious viral diseases in the United States.

Here's an article posted July 15, 2012 in regarding La Crosse Virus --

La Crosse Virus surges in kids --

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