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HOW AUSTRALIAN ENTOMOLOGIST WON THE WAR

HOW AUSTRALIAN ENTOMOLOGIST WON THE WAR

SAVING THE PACIFICUSING NATURAL CASE OF GERM WARFAREBy John Curnow, Vet © Stretcher bearers Owen Stanleys, William Dargie, 1947 Throughout history, there has been a long association between war and infectious disease. During the Second World War, our Australian troops were fighting the Japanese along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea. The torrential rains, hot humid days followed by frigid nights left the soldiers at high risk of endemic tropical diseases such as malaria transmitted by mosquitos, and scrub typhus which is caused by the larvae trombiculid mites (chiggers) All the troops were at high risk and were being put...

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Tweeze Don't Squeeze

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Tweeze Don't Squeeze

It is important to use “fine-tipped” or “pointy” tweezers for the proper and effective removal of ticks for humans. Read more »

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Protect Your Pets From Ticks

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Protect Your Pets From Ticks

Always check your pet for ticks when they come indoors after being outdoors in known tick areas.

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Be Tick Aware Outdoors

Be Tick Aware Outdoors

Watch out for ticks on your journey while travelling and enjoying Australia's bushland, whether you're camping, bushwalking, dog walking, or you're a farmer out working on the land. In parks and all outdoor activities, especially gardening. Anywhere there is grass, plants, scrub trees, piles of leaves or logs - ticks are all along the East Coast of Australia now.  Remember ticks lurk under piles of leaves where children and pets play.   TICK- BORNE  DISEASES ARE PREVENTABLE Dress to protect yourself by wearing long sleeve shirts, and long pants tucked into high socks. Wearing light-coloured clothing makes it easier to see...

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Did you know a nymph tick is the size of a poppy seed, and they're everywhere, and often hard to detect!

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Did you know a nymph tick is the size of a poppy seed, and they're everywhere, and often hard to detect!

Nymph ticks - which are tiny baby ticks are the size of a poppy seed.
Nymph ticks can be as toxic and dangerous as an adult tick.

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