A New Mexico State University professor is collaborating with a New Mexico company and Arrowhead Center through the New Mexico Small Business Assistance program to test the efficacy of a mosquito repellent wristband that promises to be more effective than other commercially available repellents. The BugBling™ band has different active ingredients compared to other mosquito […]Read More
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NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) — With security concerns looming over his visit, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya Nov. 25 urging tolerance and respect among people of different religions and different ethnic groups. During the less than seven-hour flight, Pope Francis told reporters the only thing he was worried about were the mosquitoes, and after greeting each […]Read More
New Mexico State University student Katherine Young was offered the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to study dengue virus in Borneo. The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced Young’s award this summer. As a Fulbright Fellow, she will receive funding to support her travel and research next year in Borneo, […]Read More
The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today that the West Nile virus has been confirmed in five more people in El Paso this season. The most recent confirmed cases involve residents who live in the downtown, central, and northeast part of the city. The number of West Nile virus-related deaths in […]Read More
The Department of Public Health has confirmed that three more people have contracted the West Nile virus in El Paso this year. The most recent confirmed cases involve an elderly man and woman who both live in the central part of the city as well as an elderly man from the Mission Valley. The number […]Read More
Recent rains and high temperatures are believed to be factors in a recent jump in the number of West Nile virus (WNV) cases being reported in the El Paso area. This week the Department of Public Health confirmed an additional six cases of the mosquito-borne disease in the area. This brings the total number of […]Read More