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CDC Issues Zika Virus Update for Spring Travelers

CDC Issues Zika Virus Update for Spring Travelers

February 14, 2017

Experts say that the Zika virus has never been totally eliminated 30 Caribbean islands and 18 countries in South America. And the disease seems to turn up in everywhere from Southeast Asia to the South Pacific. Zika stories are not heard lately, because during winter mosquitos do not thrive. Read More

Trending on PCT's Social Media Outlets

Trending on PCT's Social Media Outlets

February 13, 2017

What's trending on PCT's Facebook, Twitter and LinkeIn feeds? PCT's readers, perhaps unsurprisingly, found this news item from India to be of interest: Doctors find live cockroach in woman's skull after she reports experiencing 'crawling sensation.' Read More

Time Was Right to Sell, said Chuck Tindol

Time Was Right to Sell, said Chuck Tindol

February 13, 2017

Allgood Pest Solutions has six equal owners and selling to Rentokil was the best solution to succession challenges inherent with this type of ownership structure, said Chuck Tindol, senior vice president of marketing and sales of the Duluth, Ga-.based firm. Read More

Killroy Expands Staff and Expertise

Killroy Expands Staff and Expertise

February 10, 2017

The company announced that Green Pest Services Specialist Laura Hammon recently earned her BCE credentials. Killroy also added service professionals Steven Sanchez and Eddie Ruiz. Read More

NPMA Announces Public Health Vector Control Workshops

NPMA Announces Public Health Vector Control Workshops

February 10, 2017

NPMA is hosting two one-day workshops — Feb. 27, in Houston, and March 1, West Palm Beach, Fla. — focused on public health pest control, with an emphasis on the structural pest management industry’s role in controlling mosquitoes that transmit disease-causing pathogens. Read More

Seven New Label Training Modules Now Live on PCT's DLC!

Seven New Label Training Modules Now Live on PCT's DLC!

February 9, 2017

PCT’s Distance Learning Center continues to expand with the addition of the following label training modules: AMVAC's Nuvan Fog; BASF's Termidor SC Termiticide/Insecticide (4 parts); Liphatech's Takedown Soft Bait; and Syngenta's Weatherblok XT. Read More