CAUTION: Zika Virus Found in Long Beach

CAUTION: Zika Virus Found in Long Beach   Attention all those visiting or living in the Los Angeles area. Just earlier today CBS Los Angeles news reported that the Zika Virus was found in Long Beach! Protect yourself and your family from being exposed to this disease. Residents and visitors of the nearby area need to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites! If this applies to you wear long sleeves and pants, empty any container or area of water, make sure your screens doors and windows are in good repair, etc. Check out this article to further prevent mosquito bites! http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2017/06/19/zika-mosquitoes-long-beach/ The safety of you and your family is in your hands. In order to stop the Zika Virus from...

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Zika Virus – found in United States

Zika Virus Warning

Zika Virus - found in United States! Zika Virus Warning and window screens!  Quality window screens and sliding screen doors on windows help prevent the spread of the Zika Virus!  This disease, discovered in the Zika forest in Uganda several decades ago. Is not just a problem in Africa and Asia, but throughout the world.  Also, it's now found in places in the Western Hemisphere meaning, near you, in the United States.  Pregnant women are especially advised to be cautious as the virus can cause Microcephaly!  This severe developmental disorder disrupts the growth of an infant’s brain giving them an abnormally small head!! Furthermore, Florida has experienced the most cases of the Zika virus in our country!  Zika Virus Warnings...

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The history of mosquito control and window screens

The history of mosquito control and window screens Window screens help reduce mosquito malaria.  Recently I have become very concerned with home owners and renters!  They have made a senseless decision to remove their window screens from their homes or apartment building windows. Just to save a couple of bucks!  You may ask: why am I so concerned with this?  Let me state that window screens will facilitate in saving many lives!  Window screens serve as a crucial function!  Let me share a couple of things that I actually discovered in my analysis.  It all has to do with flying insects (primarily mosquitoes) and the diseases they carry. For example diseases like the Zika Virus, Malaria, & West Nile Virus....

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War against malaria – WWII

War against malaria War against malaria - During World War II the United States Army faced difficult malaria control problems in America and in the battlefield. The malaria mosquito was more deadly than the enemy of the darn war. In order to prevent malaria and shorten the war, American G.I.’s had to keep fit and take Atabrine daily. The term G.I. referred to Government Issue or General Issue which involves the government drafting men in the 40’s and was widespread throughout the United States. G.I’s had to follow steps to preventing and controlling malaria. Such as sleeping under a net, keeping it prepared, tucking it in and making sure there is no mosquito waiting for you inside the net. G.I’s...

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