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Zika panic has swept the globe, and for good reason. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause birth defects in unborn babies – and it happens to be spreading like wildfire. The World Health Organization has declared Zika a public health emergency. Here are a few things you need to know in order to meet this epidemic head-on. A Few Zika Facts The Zika virus is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a very aggressive type of mosquito that lives in 34 countries and territories across the world. The World Health Organization estimates that 3 to 4 million people across...
Like many Atlanta homeowners, you are probably already laying the groundwork for upcoming Memorial Day festivities. Chances are that you're also already dreading the influx of mosquitoes that tend to ruin barbecues and other outdoor gatherings. Rather than spend your time spraying repellent and slapping away biting mosquitoes, make short work of the problem with QuickNix mosquito control treatments by MosquitoNix. Unlike other mosquito control solutions, QuickNix reduces mosquito populations by more than 90 percent, and they take on mosquito breeding sites too. Learn more about QuickNix by reading on below. Atlanta Summers Bring Mosquitoes to the Yard All around Atlanta...
The Zika virus has instilled fear in many people since it first hit the United States sometime between 2013 and 2015. This malignant virus originated in the Zika forest of Uganda and was discovered by researchers in 1947. It's a serious concern among the world population, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently issued some alarming news for the nation: The Zika virus is spreading. Has the Zika Virus Infiltrated Georgia? According to a report by Atlanta's NBC affiliate 11Alive, the Zika virus has infected 17 Georgia residents. In an interview with Dr. Tom Frieden, former CDC Director,...
Atlanta is a beautiful area for living, working and enjoying leisure time. However, the warmth and humidity in this area can invite mosquitoes into your backyard as well. This can disrupt enjoyable activities, and infestations often leave people scrambling for effective solutions. Our misting systems are designed to prevent mosquito infestations from getting out of control. We offer a complete range of products and services that will help you to enjoy a mosquito-free backyard all year long. Misting Mosquitoes Away Our misting systems provide customers with a comprehensive solution for the most persistent mosquito problems. This is why we recommend starting...
Where do Mosquitoes go when it's cold out Although mosquitoes seem to disappear when it is cold and return with a vengeance as soon as the weather gets warmer, these noxious insects are actually present year-round. The cold-blooded pests are inactive during the winter months because they prefer temperatures above 80 degrees Fahrenheit. When the thermometer drops below 50 degrees, they find a sheltered place to hibernate where the temperature stays warmer than the surrounding environment. Since they do not eat during the winter, mosquitoes switch from blood to sugary foods as cold weather approaches to increase their body weight. When...