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Volcano Watch: Beyond volcanoes and earthquakes: USGS scientists study mosquito ecology on Hawai‘i Island

U.S. Geological Survey ecologists in Hawaii are studying the ecology of mosquito-borne disease in native birds, trying to understand how climate change might alter that disease system, and how we can reduce disease transmission.

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Gov Ige extends mosquito emergency period another 60 days

Governor Ige signed a supplemental proclamation April 11, 2016 to extend the state’s emergency period for mosquito borne illnesses, such as dengue fever, Zika virus and chikungunya. While these diseases continue to spread in multiple regions around the world, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been working diligently with its partners in the […]

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