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Study provides insight into spatial repellents as method to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases, encourages additional research

by Jessica Sieff A new report from the World Health Organization says initial results from a five-year study into the efficacy of spatial repellents encourage further research into their potential impact to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases including malaria, Zika and dengue fever. According to researchers at the University of Notre Dame, data from a clinical trial… Read More »

China’s Inner Mongolia reports human infection of H7N9 bird flu virus: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Inner Mongolia region reported on Saturday a case of human infection with the H7N9 bird flu virus, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The same bird flu strain killed almost 300 people in the country during the winter of 2016/2017. The patient, an 82-year-old man, was receiving treatment and local authorities… Read More »