Can Mosquitoes Spread Diseases?
Mosquitoes are not the most people-friendly critters as it is, and disease-carrying mosquitoes are no picnic either. Yes, it’s unfortunate but true: mosquitoes can spread diseases. Mosquito-borne diseases are spread by infected mosquitoes. These diseases can include the Zika Virus, Dengue, the West Nile Virus, Malaria, Yellow Fever, and Chikungunya.
Are Mosquitoes Carriers for the Coronavirus?
Coronavirus remains top-of-mind for many of us experiencing an increase in cases since reopening many of our communities and businesses. With it comes a second pandemic: the spread of misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 virus.
Most Widespread Mosquito-Borne Diseases
We all know that mosquitoes are a huge nuisance when trying to enjoy some outdoor time, but did you know they are actually the world’s deadliest animal? They are responsible for around 1 million deaths a year, and around 700 million people are affected annually. We’ve listed some of the most widespread mosquito-borne diseases below […]
Combating Mosquito-Borne Diseases: West Nile Virus
Believe it or not, one of the most deadly animals on the planet is the humble mosquito. You may know them as the omnipresent pest at outdoor gatherings, but mosquitos can wreak real havoc; these tiny creatures can carry a wealth of diseases, such as the West Nile Virus. Over a million deaths per year […]