Tag Archives: New Research

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“Mask” and “pull” strategies may keep mosquitoes at bay

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Research highlights from the National Institutes of Health: To read article, click HERE.    

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AU researcher targeting kudzu bug

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Repost: http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/5379?utm_source=commons&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=commons

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A clearer picture emerges in Dallas: mosquito surveillance key in fighting WNV epidemics

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I remember being frustrated when WNV illness was surging in Alabama in 2002-2003.  With such a complex transmission cycle, and so little known about the ecology of the virus in a naive part of the world, it was difficult to figure out how to have a real impact in controlling transmission to people in any […]

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AVMS seeks current information about mosquito and other vector work around Alabama

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  We would like to hear from you!  If you or your program are collecting and testing mosquitoes for disease, or you are involved in any type of vector surveillance or research in the state of Alabama, we’d like to know it. Other researchers and members of the public frequently ask us who and where […]

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H5N1 Researchers Announce End of Research Moratorium – ScienceInsider

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H5N1 Researchers Announce End of Research Moratorium – ScienceInsider.

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New Oral Rabies Vaccine (ORV) baiting strategy known as “pulse baiting” to address recent raccoon-variant rabies positive cases in Central Alabama

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Since intensive oral rabies vaccination (ORV) efforts were conducted in central Alabama in 2005, new rabies cases in raccoons and foxes have popped up in Elmore and Autauga counties, areas that were considered to be raccoon-rabies-free. The USDA is considering these positive cases as breaches‖ of the Alabama-Coosa river system, a natural, geographic barrier for […]

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