Tag: bugs and insects
Zika VirusUpdated 17 August 2022 under Health Guides.
Zika is a virus transmitted through infected (Aedes) mosquitos that could cause serious health concerns in some people. Scientists are working hard to understand this health problem however there are […]Read more »
Lyme DiseaseUpdated 21 December 2021 under Health Guides.
If you live near the coast in the northeast part of the United States, the mid-Atlantic region, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, or some parts of Europe or […]Read more »
ScabiesUpdated 22 August 2021 under Health Guides.
Scabies is an infestation caused by a mite that burrows into the skin. When the mite burrows in the skin to lay its eggs, it causes an itchy rash. Who gets […]Read more »
Bug Bites and StingsUpdated 17 August 2022 under Health Guides.
General Info & How to Protect Yourself: Bug bites and stings are common, especially in the summer. Usually, a bite or sting from an insect is harmless and will heal […]Read more »
Pubic Lice (“Crabs”)Updated 11 February 2021 under Health Guides.
Pubic lice are tiny, round, wingless insects that live on the skin. They’re also called crabs because they have “claws,” which they use to hang on to hair. They’re light […]Read more »