Zika Virus Threatens Homes: Nuisance to Public Health Threat

[embed]https://youtu.be/FVjXHntejH8[/embed] Zika Virus Threatens Homes: Nuisance to Public Health Threat Shocking news of the mosquito-borne Zika virus bewildered thousands all over the world! The common mosquito turned from a nuisance into a serious public health threat during an outbreak that hit many around the globe last year. Though this new virus came as a scare to many it seems to have been inevitable. It’s important to remember that mosquitoes have been around since the dinosaurs! The oldest fossilized mosquito is 46 million years old! They have been spreading diseases like Malaria, Yellow Fever, Chikungunya, etc. for many millennia. In fact, currently it is said that there is about 100 quadrillion mosquitoes, while there is only about 7.5 billion humans in...

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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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Glass Build 2016 window industry show

[embed]https://youtu.be/hB1wYj9rpBA[/embed] Glass Build 2016 window industry show  - We had a swinging good time at Glass Build 2016! We made our reservations for most of our staff to attend the Glass Build America industry show.  The show specializes in glass, windows and doors.  All of a sudden there was a heavy workload during our off season.  So, we could only take a few of people for a quick turnaround flight.  We have no complaints about having business growth and It’s all good, bring it on! In past times when I attended the show, I found that it’s a great show to meet new people and network within the industry.  I have also found that it’s an awesome environment to train...

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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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