Posts Tagged ‘west nile virus’

Protein May Provide Link To Potential West Nile Virus Treatment

Sunday, January 19th, 2020
Mosquito-borne diseases such as the West Nile and Zika viruses have been a cause of constant concern among many places around the world. These viruses can cause health problems and even death among those who are infected. These diseases have been a constant cause of concern every year in the US. With rising cases being reported on a seasonal basis, it is unfortunate that there are still no antiviral treatments avai

Effective Mosquito Repellent Alternatives

Thursday, July 29th, 2010
It can be quite a hassle having to deal with pesky mosquitoes during vacations and trips to a tropical paradise. The only way to deal with them is to bring along that handy mosquito repellent. The most effective and common repellent being used today is made from an ingredient called DEET. But there have been reports that using DEET as mosquito repellents has been linked to some undesirable side effects. When hearin