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This Bill Gates Infographic Reveals The World's Deadliest Animal — And It's Not Even A Close Race
For those scared of sharks ...“The number of mosquito-caused deaths really is a mind-blowing thing. Other than humans killing humans during periods of war, most years, the mosquito wins,” The reason? Mosquitoes carry diseases, including: Malaria, dengue fever virus, Rift Valley fever virus, yellow fever, West Nile virus, Lymphatic filariasis, and Japanese encephalitis. These mosquito-borne infections don’t just kill — they debilitate millions of people and more than 700k die from the disease.
In 2000, when physician Julie Jacobson visited Kurnool in southern India, hospital wards were overflowing with children. The culprit: Japanese encephalitis, a mosquito-borne virus that causes paralysis, seizures, and death. The disease has killed more than 3 million children worldwide over the last 60 years.
Nikon Photomicrography Competition: It's a Small World After All
Culex pipiens (male - common house mosquito) - known to be a vector of some diseases : Japanese encephalitis, meningitis, urticaria and in the U.S., the West Nile Virus - 10X magnification - Image : © Dr David Maitland
How To Have An Extra $10,000+ For Travel
Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies, Typhoid Fever, Yellow Fever At any given travel clinic in the states, these vaccinations will cost a family of 6 in excess of $10,000. $10,000! ...
How to Keep Insects and Animals Out of Your Garden
Tip of the Day: If your yard is overrun with bugs, you’ll love this all-natural insect spray to repel mosquitoes, flies, bees, and other insects. In your blender, combine 1 small onion, 1 head of peeled garlic, 4 cups water, and 1½ tablespoons cayenne pepper. After blending, add a tablespoon liquid dish soap and strain into a spray bottle. Spray around your deck and anywhere else you’d like to repel bugs—it’s safe for kids and pets! Spray around your yard once a week to keep bugs away for good.
Repel Mosquitos Naturally with a Mosquito Planter
I mentioned in my first container garden update that I would do a separate post detailing the plants I have in the pot I deemed my 'Mosquito Planter'. While we don't get a ton of mosquitoes, we do live by a creek (damp) so we do see them around and they...