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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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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