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Simple Mosquito Trap Made With Old Tires 7 Times More Effective Than Other Means

By Justin Gardner With summer approaching and concerns over Zika virus growing, a study performed in Guatemala is providing a timely and cost-effective solution to mosquito control. Researchers developed a highly effective mosquito trap, called an ovillanta, using nothing more than 20-inch cut tire pieces…

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Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015

By Claire Bernish United States — The World Health Organization announced it will convene an Emergency Committee under International Health Regulations on Monday, February 1, concerning the Zika virus ‘explosive’ spread throughout the Americas. The virus reportedly has the potential to reach pandemic proportions — possibly around…

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