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We can bug off mosquitoes!

We can bug off mosquitoes!

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

You may know that mosquitoes carry disease. But did you know that disease epidemics from mosquito-borne viruses are on the rise?

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DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department is providing $1.76 million in extra funding to military laboratories to expand Zika virus surveillance worldwide and assess the virus’s impact on deployed service members’ health and readiness, Navy Cmdr. Franca Jones said in a recent interview.

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Do you know what to do about the Zika virus?

Do you know what to do about the Zika virus?

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. (Col.) Mark Harris Army News Service Eighty percent of patients with Zika virus never develop symptoms. Twenty percent develop fever, rash, muscle aches and joint pain lasting about one week. More serious complications are very rare. Many fear that Zika infection might be associated with birth defects. More study is needed, but the Centers […]

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