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Mosquito Mutations Spread Brain-Crushing Plague Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Nov 11, 2012, 11:02 PM
Absolute Mosquito.jpgUS Health officials are warning that the American public that mosquitoes are mutating into deadly killing machines, as well as causing debilitating brain damage in non-terminal cases. Apparently, the West Nile Virus may be getting much worse.

The Houston Chronicle reports that, “Dr. Art Leis in Mississippi is reporting the virus damaging speech, language and thinking centers of the brain, something he hasn’t seen before – an much more encephalitis. Dr. Elizabeth Angus in Michigan tells the (Washington) Post she’s noticed brain damage in previously healthy patients, not just the sick and elderly.”

In Dallas, neurologists have noticed more devastating encephalitis but in other parts of the brain.

According to the Houston Chronicle, “in Galveston, University of Texas Medical Branch virologist Alan Barrett said viral samples from mosquitoes and birds in the Houston area show signs of genetic changes, the Post reported.”

Dallas has turned into a hot spot for plague-filled mosquitoes.

To read the entire article from the Houston Chronicle, link here:

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written by Terry , November 12, 2012

I'm glad I have Greenbug to repel mosquitoes!


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written by Terry , November 12, 2012

I'm glad I found Greenbug to repel mosquitoes so I don't have to worry about this. This is probably the tip of the iceberg - but no more worries with Greenbug to keep skeeters away.



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