Posts Tagged ‘Mosquitoes’

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Invasive species costly, study finds

A multi-national study found the global cost of invasive species between 1970 and 2017 was $1.288 trillion US.

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West Nile virus found in Peterborough

The first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Ontario this year were trapped in the City of Peterborough from July 20 to 23.

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Wild turkeys resistant to West Nile virus

Many wild turkeys found to be resistant to the West Nile Virus via a survey funded by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH).

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Ask an expert: Can biting insects transmit COVID-19?

An expert from Peterborough’s Trent University answers the question, “Can mosquitoes or other biting insects, like black flies, transmit the coronavirus that causes COVID-19?”

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Home-Brewed Bug Off

There are numerous insect repellents on the market, but an alternative is to make your own.