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West Nile Found In New Jersey Mosquitoes

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Twenty New Jersey residents have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus that has spread through the Caribbean.

The state Health Department says the residents who came down with chikungunya had returned to New Jersey from the Caribbean. 92 more words


Focus on South Florida: Man vs. Mosquito

Mosquitos are an unavoidable fact of life of summer in South Florida. Sure they are a nuisance, but for some people a close encounter with a mosquito can be a lot more serious, even dangerous. 38 more words

Seen On TV

Housemates: Minimum of Four Legs

It’s been a little over a week  that I’ve moved into my comfy plywood walled Villa Kunterbunt and there’s been a lot happening. The first two typhoons passed Guiuan, luckily they stayed on the water and didn’t make landfall in Guiuan. 479 more words

From Far Away

It appears I am haute cuisine...

At least for the midge, mossie and horsefly population of Nottinghamshire, England.  Good grief, I am being eaten alive this year!  What is new however, is that I am having reactions to the bites and my legs (apparently, they are the tastiest part!) are all red, angry and blotchy with the allergic reaction to whatever it is that the little beasts inject when they suck my blood.   455 more words

Herbal Remedies

effing mosquitos

Here’s what I’m wondering today:

1. How does one get a mosquito bite on the bottom of one’s foot?


2. Do you have any… 219 more words


Welcome to Mosquito Haven

aka My bedroom.

Over the past days, it has been unusually warm in San Francisco. We are talking 28°C (82°F!!!!!!!!!) and NO FOG. I repeat- NO.FOG. 499 more words

San Francisco

Mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya fever has reached Long Island

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) – The same insect that brought us the West Nile Virus is infecting people with a relatively new and painful illness. 321 more words