Survey Finds Less Than a Quarter of Americans Purchase Insect Repellent to Protect Themselves From Vector-borne Disease

The National Pest Management Association reports in a press release that less than 22% of Americans purchase to protect themselves and/or their families from vector-borne disease such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease according to a survey conducted online within the U.S. by Harris Poll on behalf of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) in July 2014 among over 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18+. As the summer and peak season for interaction with these pests continues, the NPMA reminds the public that insect repellent is vital in protecting against the health risks associated with mosquitoes and ticks.

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 What You Need To Know About Mostquitoes and West Nile Virus

, medical adviser for the National Pest Management Association talked about mosquitoes and West Nile virus. In this video he explained the effects of mostquito-carrying West Nile Virus.  Now that Summer is over, learn how to protect yourself and your children when in school or other areas where mosquitoes concentrate.

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