What is the risk of catching Ebola?

What is the risk of catching Ebola?

World health experts are dealing with an international health emergency as the death toll increases in the recent Ebola Virus (EBV) outbreak in West Africa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that 2240 people have been infected and 1229 have died as of Tuesday, August 19 in the largest outbreak of […]

How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Female Anopheles mosquito

One day when my daughter was young she asked me, “Papa, why did God make mosquitoes?” I do remember not having a very good answer for her. The biologist may reply with something about mosquito larvae being an important part of the wetlands ecosystem; but most people including myself, probably wouldn’t miss them if they […]