Tag: viruses

UF/IFAS Entomologist Urges Precautions Against Mosquito-Borne Viruses

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida entomologist urges Floridians to protect themselves against biting mosquitoes because of unusually high levels of mosquito-borne virus transmission to sentinel chickens, horses and humans so far this summer. “Floridians need to… Read More

UF/IFAS virus study may signal trouble for populations facing climate change

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Aside from rising sea levels, many climate change models predict that in the future, the planet’s temperature and weather will become increasingly erratic with wild, unpredictable storms and fluctuating conditions. A new study from researchers… Read More