en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flea

Flea, the common name for the order Siphonaptera, includes 2,500 species of small flightless insects that survive as external parasites of mammals and birds. Fleas live by consuming blood or hematophagy, from their hosts. Adult fleas grow to about 3 mm or .12 in long, are usually brown, and have ..... North Carolina State University.

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Jun 22, 2018 ... Five different types can be found in the state, and each has the potential to ... Potter and Beavers explained that fleas have six stages in their ...

www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/p0501-vs-vector-borne.html

May 1, 2018 ... Disease cases from infected mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas have tripled in ... were discovered or introduced into the United States during this time.

www.cbsnews.com/news/ticks-mosquitoes-fleas-illnesses-from-insects-tripled-13-years-cdc-says

May 1, 2018 ... The number of illnesses caused by mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the United States over the last 13 years, according to new data ...

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Aug 10, 2015 ... Learn how to protect your pet against fleas and ticks during warmer weather. ... will have to deal with fleas and ticks and the problems they can cause. ... The most common ticks in the United States include the brown dog tick, ...

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Jul 24, 2015 ... Fleas also carry potentially fatal diseases like the Murine typhus and plague, with Colorado ranking among top three states in the country for ...

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Flea and tick dangers and preventions for all dogs and cats. ... daily routines– they are present in nearly all 50 states, from tropical Florida to chilly Washington. ... If you have a light-colored pet or one without a lot of fur, check it for very small flat ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321718.php

May 3, 2018 ... ... concerned that diseases borne by fleas, mosquitoes, and ticks are on the rise, and new viruses have been introduced to the United States.

well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/29/vets-face-rising-worry-over-fleas

Sep 29, 2014 ... Anecdotal reports suggest fleas are getting harder to control, but vets and ... in the southeastern United States, where flea populations are strong and some ... Several new flea control products have been introduced recently, ...