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The buzz from your smartphone won't stop mosquito bites

Forget a peaceful night's sleep. The whine of a lone mosquito circling your bedroom can be incredibly frustrating. They're not just the deadliest animals on the planet, they could be the most annoying!

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Track mosquitoes with your smartphone

During my first summer in New York City, mosquitoes bit me mercilessly. Eventually I learned which parks and gardens to avoid, but I was struck by the large geographic variation in mosquito prevalence. Interested in whether ...

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Officials: South Beach halts Zika's spread, but risks remain

Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, but health authorities warned that travelers would continue bringing the disease ...

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Texas announces first local Zika case (Update)

Texas has announced its first case of local Zika virus, making it the second US state after Florida to say it likely has mosquitoes spreading the disease that can cause birth defects.

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Florida reports four more cases of local zika infection in miami

(HealthDay)—Four more cases of Zika infection that were likely spread through mosquito bites have been reported in the Miami area, bringing the total count of cases to 21, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday.

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