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Re: Fw: Mosquitoes now anthrax immunity

I have no idea what guarantee they offer with Anthrax vaccination.  Doubt
they publish it either.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 8:55 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw: Mosquitoes now anthrax immunity

> Just out of curiosity, does antrhax vaccination guarantee immunity?? I'm
> just wondering because I am among the 10% of folks who will never, no
> matter how many series of injections they put me through, be immune to
> hepatitis...I've had the full series 3 times and still not immune. Not a
> good thing for a nurse...so I had all of my children immunized as babies
> just in case I should contract hepatitis through an exposure at work.
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Wed 07/14, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
> From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 09:10:44 -0500
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw: Mosquitoes now anthrax immunity
> Since they vaccinate, doesn't matter.<br><br>----- Original Message
> ----- <br>From: &quot;Melody&quot; &lt;mhobertm@excite.com&gt;<br>To:
> &lt;gardenchat@hort.net&gt;<br>Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 3:44
> AM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw: Mosquitoes now anthrax
> immunity<br><br><br>&gt; Wonder if that makes him highly attractive for
> special forces duty?<br>&gt;<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Melody, IA (Z
> 5/4)<br>&gt;<br>&gt; &quot;The most beautiful thing we can experience is
> the mysterious.&quot;<br>&gt; --Albert Einstein<br>&gt;<br>&gt; --- On
> Tue 07/13, Kitty &lt; kmrsy@comcast.net &gt; wrote:<br>&gt; From: Kitty
> [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]<br>&gt; To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>&gt;
> Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 12:42:39 -0500<br>&gt; Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw:
> Mosquitoes<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Your immunity made me think of my nephew. It
> turns out he has a<br>&gt; natural&lt;br&gt;immunity to Anthrax, of all
> things.&lt;br&gt;Kitty&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;-----<br>&gt; Original Message
> ----- &lt;br&gt;From: &quot;Judy L Browning&quot;<br>&gt;
> &lt;judybrowning@lewiston.com&gt;&lt;br&gt;To:
> &lt;gardenchat@hort.net&gt;&lt;br&gt;Sent:<br>&gt; Tuesday, July 13,
> 2004 12:08 PM&lt;br&gt;Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw:<br>&gt;
> Mosquitoes&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; I hope something is
> helpful. When I was 8-9<br>&gt; years old we spent most of
> one&lt;br&gt;&gt; summer helping my gramma with the<br>&gt; cattle at
> pasture in the mountains. Best&lt;br&gt;&gt; grass was in marshy<br>&gt;
> meadows, but you couln't leave them in one place or&lt;br&gt;&gt; they'd
> destroy<br>&gt; it. Every week or so we'd go round them all up &amp;
> move them&lt;br&gt;to&lt;br&gt;&gt; a<br>&gt; different meadow. Luckily
> they were used to following the sound of<br>&gt; the&lt;br&gt;&gt; bells
> we put on several of the big mama cows. So once we got<br>&gt;
> those&lt;br&gt;moving,&lt;br&gt;&gt; the others mostly just fell in
> behind. They were<br>&gt; barely smart enough to&lt;br&gt;&gt; trust us
> to take them to greener pastures.<br>&gt; To get to my point, that
> first&lt;br&gt;&gt; summer the sk
> eeters thought I was<br>&gt; delicious. head to toe itchy
> bumps.&lt;br&gt;After&lt;br&gt;&gt; about a month though,<br>&gt; I
> developed an immunity &amp; the few bites I got didn't&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> itch or swell<br>&gt; at all. Lasted the rest of that &amp; subsequent
> summers when I&lt;br&gt;&gt; had<br>&gt; high exposure to mosquitos.
> When I went away to college, my<br>&gt; exposure&lt;br&gt;&gt; dropped
> &amp; so did my immunity, darn it.&lt;br&gt;&gt; ----- Original<br>&gt;
> Message -----&lt;br&gt;&gt; From: &quot;Kitty&quot;
> &lt;kmrsy@comcast.net&gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; To:<br>&gt;
> &lt;gardenchat@hort.net&gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004
> 9:37 PM&lt;br&gt;&gt;<br>&gt; Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw:
> Mosquitoes&lt;br&gt;&gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> Judy,&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; Thanks<br>&gt; for the list. I wonder if the
> clear (or as I've heard<br>&gt; it&lt;br&gt;referred&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> to, &quot;white&quot;) vanilla works better than the brown.<br>&gt; It
> is available here.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; Costs more but is necessary if
> your recipe<br>&gt; needs to stay white-white&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> rather&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; than off-white.&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt; I'm already taking doses of B6 and B12
> for CTS, maybe I should toss<br>&gt; in&lt;br&gt;the&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> B1.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; Kitty&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; ----- Original<br>&gt; Message
> -----&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; From: &quot;Judy L Browning&quot;<br>&gt;
> &lt;judybrowning@lewiston.com&gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;<br>&gt; &gt; To:
> &lt;gardenchat@hort.net&gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; Sent: Monday, July 12,
> 2004 7:22<br>&gt; PM&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; Subject: [CHAT] Fw:
> Mosquitoes&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;
> From a<br>&gt; friend of a friend in Alaska, maybe bigger skeeters
> than&lt;br&gt;&gt;<br>&gt; Minnesota.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; Some
> suggestions we've already seen, couple of<br>&gt; different ones. I
> use&lt;br&gt;&gt; skin&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; so&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;
> soft on a d
> am
> p<br>&gt; washcloth. Keep it in a baggie in my pocket, so I
> can&lt;br&gt;&gt; wipe&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; on&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> &gt; more every hour or so. Not sure how that would work in<br>&gt;
> fierce&lt;br&gt;humidity,&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; maybe&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> &gt; mixing it with alcohol would<br>&gt; be better then.&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> &gt; &gt; ----- Original Message -----&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;<br>&gt;
> From:Tami&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; It's about that time folks - so
> thought I'd send out<br>&gt; this&lt;br&gt;reminder!!!!&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; OK, mosquitos... prepare to be<br>&gt;
> repelled!!!!!&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; Use Bounce
> Fabric Softener Sheets...Best<br>&gt; thing ever used in&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> &gt; Louisiana..just&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; wipe on &amp;
> go...Great<br>&gt; for Babies&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> &gt; Bob, a fisherman, takes one vitamin B-1<br>&gt; tablet a day
> April&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; through October . He said it works. He
> was<br>&gt; right. Hasn't had a&lt;br&gt;mosquito&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> bite&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; in 33 years. Try<br>&gt; it. Every one he
> has talked into trying it works on&lt;br&gt;&gt; them.&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> &gt; &gt;<br>&gt; Vitimin B-1( Thiamine Hydrochloride 100
> mg.)&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; If you<br>&gt; eat
> bananas, the mosquitos like you, - something about<br>&gt;
> the&lt;br&gt;banana&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; oil&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; as
> your body processes it. Stop eating<br>&gt; bananas for the summer and
> the&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; mosquitos will be much less<br>&gt;
> interested.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; This is
> going to floor you, but one of the<br>&gt; best insect
> repellents&lt;br&gt;&gt; someone&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; found (who is
> in the woods<br>&gt; every day), is Vick's Vaporub.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; Plant marigolds around<br>&gt; the yard,
> the flowers give off a smell that&lt;br&gt;bugs&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> do&lt;br&gt;&
> gt; &gt;<br>&gt; not&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; like, so plant some in that
> garden also to help ward off<br>&gt; bugs without&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> using&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; insecticides.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &quot;Tough guy&quot; Marines who
> spend a great deal of time &quot;camping out&quot;<br>&gt;
> say&lt;br&gt;&gt; that&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; the&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;
> very best mosquito repellant you can<br>&gt; use is Avon Skin-So-Soft
> bath oil&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; mixed&lt;b<br>&gt;<br>&gt; r&gt;<br>&gt;
> &gt; &gt; &gt; about half and half with alcohol.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; One of the<br>&gt; best natural insect
> repellants that I've discovered is made&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>&gt;
> from&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; the clear real vanilla. This is the pure
> Vanilla that is<br>&gt; sold in&lt;br&gt;Mexico.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> It&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; works great for mosquitoes and<br>&gt; ticks,
> don't know about other insects.&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt;
> &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; When
> all else fails--get a frog&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt; Fight West
> Nile.....pass this<br>&gt; along to all your friends in
> skeeter&lt;br&gt;&gt; land!!!&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt; &gt;&lt;br&gt;&gt; &gt;
> &gt;<br>&gt;
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