When a tick bites you, sometimes symptoms show up and other times they don’t. Dr. David Claborn, master of public health program director at Missouri State University, explains more about tick bites to HealthyWay. … [Read more...] about Be aware of tick bites
There has never been a comprehensive mosquito surveillance project in Missouri until three years ago when a team of researchers from Missouri State University started one, thanks to a contract from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Led by Dr. David Claborn, master of public health program director at Missouri State, the team traps mosquitoes in the state to … [Read more...] about What types of mosquitoes live in Missouri?
After trapping nearly 35,000 mosquitoes in Missouri over the last three years, Dr. David Claborn has the itch to share a few findings. Claborn, director of the public health program at Missouri State, says the Yellow Fever mosquito (the primary transmitter of Zika) was not found. Thirty-one other species were identified. The Asian Tiger mosquito concerns Claborn the most since … [Read more...] about What’s the buzz about Missouri mosquitoes?