YOU’VE SEEN THIS type of video in your News Feed countless times: generically peppy music, chunky-letter captions, and claims of a breakthrough medical discovery that, if you bother to watch closely, sound just a bit off. The latest entrant in the genre, though, comes...

August 7, 2018

In the 2017 World Malaria Report, the World Health Organization sounded the alert warning the world that progress towards ending malaria has stalled in many regions and has even increased in many countries. This situation is potentially serious and could be devastating...

August 7, 2018

For the first time in 50 years, a new tick species has arrived in the United States — one that in its Asian home range carries fearsome diseases.

The Asian long-horned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, is spreading rapidly along the Eastern Seaboard. It has been found in...

Hurricane Maria was a vicious monster.

Five months after it visited Puerto Rico and virtually wiped the Island out, about half of the population remains in the dark or without reliable power and swarms of mosquitoes continue to prey on everyone, especially those left wi...

January 31, 2018

Health officials are urging travelers headed to Brazil to get yellow fever vaccinations due to a recent deadly outbreak of the virus.

The US Embassy and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health alert on Wednesday for travelers visiting the cities o...

The vast majority of the population living or traveling through in Tropical and sub-Tropical climates and an astonishing number of vector control program managers believe that living with Aedes aegypti and her cousin, Aedes albopictus, -the mosquitoes responsible for t...

Those who question the effects mosquito control operations may have on the food chain, etc. ad nauseum, should read about vector control. There are a number of documented mosquito control programs that eradicated the target species -and the diseases they carried- from...

As Puerto Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands continue to carry the burden of recovery and reconstruction in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, it has become obvious that no government has the resources deal with the monumental task of cleanup, recovery and...

In the wake of a natural disasters like Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean Islands and Hurricane Maria in many of the same Islands and Puerto Rico, response needs to follow an organized agenda with number of priorities. Below is a lists that we hope is useful. It is based...

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