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Proceed To Article EPA Gives Pesticide A Green Light
A federal review of malathion, an insecticide sprayed around New York City and in many other cities, to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes, contains "suggestive evidence" that high doses of the chemical may cause cancer in laboratory animals. There is no current evidence that it poses a threat to humans when used properly. More...

Proceed To Article Q & A: West Nile Virus
The EPA's recent report regarding the use of an insecticide against mosquitos carrying the West Nile Virus may lead to questions regarding the infectious consequences of contracting the virus. Vidyya provides the following Q & A report for your information.    Read West Nile Q & A.

Proceed To Article Pesticides & Mosquito Control
What are the pesticides used around the world for mosquito control? Are they safe? How are they applied? What measures can be taken during spraying to limit exposure? What should be done if a pesticide is causing illness? More...
Proceed To Article Information On Arboviral Encephalitides
Everything you wanted to know about arboviral encephalitides but were afraid to ask can be found in this article for medical professionals regarding illnesses caused by arboviruses. More...

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