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Trucks fitted with special spray equipment, as well as workers armed with tanks and nozzles are a common sight in Yucatán during the rainy season.
In Yucatán, bugs are abundant, varied, and a tad frightening. Yet they are not all dangerous and are sometimes even desirable house guests.
Aedes vittatus is capable of transmitting several diseases to human beings. Photo: File Scientists warn that a...
Trash piles have lingered on Merida street corners a week after a city program promised to pick them up. Photo: YEL
Among the after-effects of Tropical Storm Cristóbal is the arrival of Aedes taeniorhynchus, popularly known as "mosco negro," a transmitter of encephalitis.
Dengue sprayers return to Merida today. Photo: Punto Medio Merida, Yucatan — Ahead of June's expected rains, Mayor...
The number of confirmed cases of dengue in Yucatan grew to 66, a significant increase in the virus spread by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito.
Yucatán's first case of microcephaly associated with zika was confirmed by health authorities on Tuesday.
Parasites proliferate when rainy season arrives and temperatures rise, posing a threat to our animal companions.
Students at the University of Monterrey (UDEM) have discovered properties in coffee that combat mosquito larvae, possibly pointing to a new weapon in the fight against dengue, zika or chikungunya.
In 2017, the dreaded chikungunya virus appeared gone in Yucatán. Now, just as rainy season begins, two cases have been reported in Peto.
The year's first battle against mosquitos, a massive descacharrización in Mérida begins this weekend.
Cleanup campaigns have apparently paid off, with dramatic declines in cases of mosquito-borne diseases.
A new campaign to fight mosquitoes and the illness they can bring began as new statistics revealed both encouraging and disheartening news.
Arizona State University has taken a major step forward in boosting Zika prevention efforts.
To undermine mosquito-driven diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and zika, this weekend the state Ministry of Health is organizing a descacharrización, bulk trash removal.
The "giant" mosquitoes are back, but there's no cause for panic.
A $1 million grant has been awarded to Michigan State University academic to build a Zika-fighting mosquito facility in Yucatán.
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