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Mosquito-borne diseases, such as malaria, West Nile virus and the Zika virus, are responsible for countless illnesses and deaths each year. Scientists and researchers around the world have discovered a number of different ways to combat these diseases and minimize...

Earlier this month, health officials reported a Hidalgo County, Texas resident suffered a Zika infection after being bitten by a mosquito. This is the third Texas resident this year to have been locally infected, the second in Hidalgo County and...

MosquitoMate, a biotech company out of Lexington, KY, has discovered a new way to combat mosquito-borne illnesses such as the Zika virus, dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. Rather than using genetic engineering, MosquitoMate creates “killer mosquitoes” by infecting lab-grown male...

The Zika Virus has been a top concern in the U.S. when it comes to mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses. Consequently, concerns of transmitting West Nile Virus have somewhat faded away in recent years. However, West Nile may be on the...