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Should Maine Be Concerned About Zika?

DATE POSTED: May 31, 2016

If mosquitoes were a family, the Aedes aegypti would be the relative that is always getting into trouble. At the family gatherings it would be, like, "You're not going to believe what Aedes did." or "Did you hear about what Aedes did?" Of all the mosquitoes that call the U.S. home, Aedes aegypti is the one most likely to spread viruses like Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. And, we are happy to say…

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Zika Is Serious Business

DATE POSTED: May 23, 2016

There is nothing funny about the threat of Zika virus. This is a virus that can cause microcephaly (reduced head size and brain damage) in unborn children at every stage of pregnancy. One child born with microcephaly is one child too many if you ask us. So, when we saw that the Rhode Island Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of Zika in the state, we were pensive. Here's…

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