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Re: Dengue fever

Posted by Vicki on April 25, 2010, 1:30 am, in reply to "Dengue fever"

Some interesting research is being done on dengue, with apparent good results, according to an article in "New Scientist" Magazine out of England. They have found a way to cause the females to still reproduce, but be unable to fly, thus making them available for the food chain, but unable to infect us, unless we step on them. The females are the carriers of dengue. Something like that. If you want more information, I'll try to get it from my husband. I have no idea when/if this will be available, but, at first glance, sounds much better than DDT.

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