Permethrin Again Overlooked to Prevent Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Permethrin Again Overlooked to Prevent Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Eastern Equine Encephalitis is spread by mosquitoes. So is malaria, Zika, and a dozen other serious diseases, I have written about permethrin extensively as an agent to reduce the incidence of Lyme disease. It is a neurotoxin for insects, but not for men or women, and...
How to Reduce the Risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

How to Reduce the Risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

The mosquitoes that carry EEE can bite any time day or night, the highest frequency is the early evening. Schools in high-risk areas have canceled nighttime athletic contests. There is insecticide spraying in hish risk towns, but this disease very high case-fatality...
Lyme Disease: Kill Ticks Before They Can Infect You or Your Children

Lyme Disease: Kill Ticks Before They Can Infect You or Your Children

“I live on Martha’s Vineyard and work outdoors. I always find a few ticks when I come back indoors. Last year I had Lyme disease, so this year I started wearing permethrin-treated clothing. I have yet to see one tick on me this year.” — Kevin C. The mainstream media...

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