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​Cotton mosquito netting stops sand flies.

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The unique cotton mosquito netting we use prevents and deters sand flies and midges due to its natural fibrous nature. When you look closely at a thread of cotton you will see small fibres flaring out. These hundreds of small fibres prevent sand flies and midges and black flies from getting through to annoy you. If looking for protection from sand flies or midges our cotton nets are an ideal solution.

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Barmah Forest virus and Ross River virus

“No cases caught locally have been reported yet and we are hoping if people avoid bitesfrom the saltmarsh mosquitoes there won’t be any," Dr Kate Alexander said.South Western Sydney Local Health District Public Health Unit Acting Director Dr Kate Alexander is urging residents to take extra precautions to protect themselves against mosquito bites and [...]

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Mosquito numbers explode across Sydney after high rainfall: Find out how to keep them at bay

SYDNEY’S big wet and has seen mosquito numbers soar, prompting a warning for us all to remember that mosquito repellent is not just for the summer months.Dr Cameron Webb, a mosquito researcher with NSW Health Pathology, said the typical Sydney mosquito season ran from November to April, with December to February traditionally the most active [...]

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Sonic mosquito zappers slammed by health experts as dangerous, misleading

LEADING international mosquito researchers have slammed white goods and smartphone apps that promise to zap mozzies with ultrasonic waves as misleading, “grossly unethical” and potentially dangerous.The devices and apps use ultrasonic waves which they claim repel the insects through a low-level or inaudible noise.Korean electronics giant LG makes a “Mosquito Away“ television and air conditioner, [...]

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Ross River outbreak across Victoria

Hundreds of Victorians have been diagnosed with Ross River virus after heavy rains probably caused mosquito populations to surge, Victoria's Chief Health Officer says.A spate of Ross River virus cases has prompted a warning for Victorians to take extra care to protect themselves against mosquito bites, particularly outside of Melbourne where the insects are more [...]

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Protect yourself from biting midges (sand flies)

Biting midges (commonly called sand flies) are from the family of insects known as Culiocoides. There are over 270 species of Culiocoides in Australasia with three main species causing annoyance to humans. Culiocoides spp (nr subimmaculatus) is widely distributed, Culiocoides ornatus occurs in areas north of Tin Can Bay in Queensland, and Culiocoides molestus occurs [...]

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Disease alert as mosquito season due to be severe

WA doctors have warned the impending mosquito season in Perth and the South West could be one of the worst in years amid fears people are becoming complacent about the risks the insects pose.Andrew Miller, the Australian Medical Association’s WA president, said health experts were facing an increasingly difficult fight getting individuals and the public [...]

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Revolution in fight against invading Zika virus mosquitoes

Scientists working to safeguard south-east Queensland from mosquitoes carrying the dangerous dengue and Zika viruses have developed a new trick they hope will revolutionise their efforts.The mosquito in question is common in much of the state's north, where emergency responses to dengue outbreaks are an annual occurrence.An Aedes aegypti mosquito. Photo: Jim Damaske/Tampa Bay [...]

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Mosquitoes attacking frog photograph wins Australian Geographic nature competition

Mosquitoes attacking frog photograph wins Australian Geographic nature competition The Daily Telegraph August 18, 2016 8:53pm TALK about a “piercing headache”. This remarkable image won the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year award and is part of a South Australian Museum exhibition.The award was presented on Thursday night.Matthew McIntosh spotted the orange-eyed tree frog being stung [...]

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Zika travel warning issued for Miami neighborhood

Zika fears prompted US health authorities yesterday to issue a travel warning for a small section of Miami where local mosquitoes have spread the virus to 14 people, officials said."We advise pregnant women to avoid travel to this area," said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chief Tom Frieden, noting that the virus can cause [...]

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