Mosquitoes Small But Dangerous

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Mosquitoes are typically smaller than a shirt button, but they can pose big health risks. More than 200 species are found throughout North America, some of which can transmit West Nile virus and other viruses that cause encephalitis, or swelling of the brain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 19,500 […]


West Nile Virus Remains A Persistent Threat

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West Nile Virus, the disease transported by infected mosquitos, continues to remain a threat to the American populace. Already this year, California has recorded over 200 cases resulting in the deaths of five of her residents. With August and September being peak months for this ailment, people across the country are being encouraged to take […]


Don T Get Bugged By Mosquitoes This Year

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Warm, wet weather has led to the early arrival of the West Nile virus this year. The pools of standing water left from the rains serve as excellent breeding places for mosquitoes, including those that carry the West Nile virus. Since the West Nile virus was first identified in the U.S. in 1999, mosquitoes have […]


The West Nile Virus Mosquito

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West Nile virus is a new member or “emergent” to the virus of the family. West Nile Virus is found in both tropical and temperate regions. Because of this it is a dangerous and world-wide killer. The Virus ainly infects birds, but also has the ability to affect humans, horses, and some other mammals. The […]


Overview Of Egypt For Travelers

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From Pyramids to the Valley of the Kings, the Arab Republic of Egypt oozes history. If you are considering traveling to Egypt, you should know the following about the country. Overview of Egypt for Travelers Egypt has plenty of land, but much of it is sparsely inhabited. This leads to a situation where the vast […]


The Nile Cruise In The Footsteps Of The Pharaohs

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Egypt is where history first emerged. It is here that we have the first pictographic record of events and persons. Hieroglyphics, the system of writing used by ancient Egyptians can be traced back to about 3200 BC. At about 3180 BC, the nations of Upper and Lower Egypt were brought under the rule of a […]


Uganda The Pearl Of Africa Glows Again

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Uganda is a beautiful country with an impressive people. This is one of my favourite countries in all of Africa. The people of Uganda have survived the troubles of 1967-86 period and emerged standing upright and wearing a smile. In that short period, the country suffered under the caprice of two despicable despots. One was […]


What To See In Egypt

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If you are planning a trip to Egypt, as the UK Director of operations for One World Tours in the UK, here’s my top ten list of places to go and things to see and do in Egypt… 1. The pyramids at Giza. This may sound obvious but visiting them is not the only option. […]