The Deadliest Mosquito Viruses

Mosquitoes are common outdoor pests. These creatures are known to carry and spread various diseases. Some conditions are fatal. It is important to identify the deadliest mosquito viruses, where in the world they are most common, and how to keep these insects away. Deadliest Mosquito Viruses Malaria. Malaria is a condition that destroys the liver. Parasites multiply in the body and cause headaches and other flu-like symptoms. If not treated properly, this disease is fatal. Malaria is mostly found in tropical climates. The highest rates of transmission occur in Africa. Yellow Fever. This disease is commonly found in South America and...
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Top Places Mosquitoes Breed

Since the first three stages of a mosquito’s life take place in water, keeping your property dry is the best way to deter this pest. Examine the cap on an ordinary bottle of water. Female mosquitoes can produce up to 200 eggs in any body of water that’s at least that size. Just imagine the nightmare that you’re in for if you have standing water on a flat roof or a neglected swimming pool. Mosquitoes are far more than an annoyance. They transmit serious diseases like malaria, West Nile virus, Zika virus, and heartworm. Read on to learn about mosquitoes’ favorite...
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Are mosquitoes attracted to particular blood types?

As soon as the weather gets warm and humid, the insects come out in full force. As a homeowner living in Alabama, you are probably all too familiar with how quickly your yard can become overrun with pests. When summer comes around, it can seem like every mosquito in the area does too. If you or someone in your family is the type of person who ends up being a mosquito buffet every year, you might be wondering if the mosquitoes are attracted to you for a particular reason. As it turns out, you just might be right. Mosquitoes Are Picky...
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What You Should Know about Zika: The Symptoms

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Protect your Memorial Day BBQ with QuickNix Treatments

With Memorial Day right around the corner, you're probably already eager anticipating outdoor gatherings with loved ones. If you live in Alabama, however, you know how easily those events can be ruined by mosquitoes. Unfortunately, the state's warm, moist summer weather is a downright haven for these nasty biting insects. On the plus side, however, you don't have to put up with it. MosquitoNix is here to help. Our proprietary QuickNix mosquito treatment program reduces mosquito populations by more than 90 percent, so you can focus on outdoor fun instead of fighting off mosquitoes. Mosquitoes Flock to Alabama During the Summer...
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