Posts Tagged ‘Zika Virus’

Just In Time for the Season:

Alpine Roach Bait Gel

   Alpine Roach Bait Gel. 120 gm piston can. Reduced-risk gel bait contains 0.5% dinotefuran. Kills quickly and works well on bait-averse roaches.

PT PI 

PT PI Aerosol 18oz. A powerful 0.50% synergized pyrethrins insecticide. Excellent flushing, quick knockdown and kill. Use as space spray or for crack & crevice use. Good for crawling & flying insects. 

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zika mosquitoesWith everyone so concerned with the news around the Zika Virus we wanted to share the following publication from the Florida Mosquito Control Association on the Zika Virus.  Please leave your comments or join the conversation on our Facebook page.

Zika is a virus transmitted by mosquitoes to humans. The virus has recently spread to the Americas. Symptoms of infection are usually mild, but severe complications including serious birth defects and various neurological and autoimmune complications can result from infection with the virus. Currently, there are no vaccines or medications available to prevent infection. Avoiding mosquito bites is the best defense against Zika virus infection.

What is Zika? Zika is a virus related to dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and West Nile viruses that was discovered in 1947 in Africa. It is named after the Zika Forest in Uganda (zika means “overgrown” in Lugandan), where the virus was first recovered from a sentinel rhesus monkey that was being used in a yellow fever research project; the agent was eventually described as Zika virus in 1952. It was first isolated from a human in Nigeria in 1954.

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