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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

Chikungunya is a viral infection causing joint pain and fevers spread by mosquitoes. A bite by a mosquito in Florida or Texas could possibly spread the disease.

What is it like to have Chikungunya
Chikungunya has spread in the Caribbean and has now been found in Florida and Texas. The disease can cause joints to be painful for months.

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