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Insect-Borne Diseases

Mosquitoes, ticks, and flies are not only annoying nuisances, but can spread a variety of nasty diseases, including Malaria, Lyme Disease, and African Sleeping Sickness. How do you diagnose an insect-borne disease? What is the best way to avoid them? What methods of insect control are being explored by health officials to prevent the spread of insect-borne diseases?

Lyme Disease from Tick Bites - What is Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is virtually a household name today, but there was a time when it was not. What is Lyme disease?

West Nile Virus


Lyme Disease

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Using Insect Repellents Safely

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