Editor's Choice for the Week of July 5, 2021

Editor's Choice for the Week of July 5, 2021

A look at recently added news articles, podcasts, videos and more, recently posted to PCT Online by the PCT staff. Highlights this week include Sen. Schumer calling for Lyme disease funding, NPMA's Fredericks appearing on the Today Show and West Nile virus being reported in mosquito samples.

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July 10, 2021

A look at recently added news articles, podcasts, videos and more, recently posted to PCT Online by the PCT staff. Highlights this week include Sen. Schumer calling for Lyme disease funding, NPMA's Fredericks appearing on the Today Show and West Nile virus being reported in mosquito samples.

Sen. Schumer (D-NY) Calls for Lyme Vaccine Funding
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to help develop a Lyme disease vaccine, WHSU reported.

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus have been discovered in samples taken from states in a variety of locations throughout the U.S. No people have been infected with WNV in these states as of this week.
 
Mina Starsiak Hawk, star of HGTV’s ‘Good Bones,’ is spreading the word about the importance of getting a termite inspection.
 
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) was featured in a segment on the Today Show last week about tick prevention. The segment discusses how Americans can protect themselves from ticks while outdoors and shares tips for proper tick removal.
 
The Jaguars-Kingfish partnership includes exposure for Kingfish online, on the radio, at the stadium and more.