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Government Negligent Incompetence Worst Than Terrorists

Based on innumerable declassified government documents, scores of in-depth interviews, and access to Plum Island itself, this is an eye-opening, suspenseful account of a federal government germ laboratory gone terribly wrong. 67 more words

Drain standing water to prevent Zika and West Nile Virus infections

Summer is a favorite season for many. Its arrival means school vacations, longer sunny days, pool time and . . .  mosquitoes. As temperatures heat up, both humans and mosquitoes alike become more active. 288 more words

Teach Me

Warmer weather means mosquito season has arrived

By Barbara Moore, Neighborhood Services Coordinator

The good news is that our days are becoming warmer.

The bad news is that mosquito season is here. 495 more words

Public Communications

Wet spring may mean higher mosquito-borne virus risk - Fight the bite!

It seems like it’s just starting to warm up and feel like spring, so is it mosquito season already?

Mosquito abatement districts are surveying and treating for mosquitoes earlier than usual this year because spring has been so wet and there has been widespread flooding across Idaho. 613 more words

Public Health

Health unit getting head start on battling West Nile virus

Although spring temperatures have been below normal for the most part, heavy rainfall in the region has prompted the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit to begin its West Nile virus larviciding program a little earlier than usual. 511 more words

Local News

Wet winter in Utah means more mosquitoes, greater risk of West Nile virus

SALT LAKE CITY — After months of snow and heavy rain the weather has finally calmed down, leaving a lot of standing water all across northern Utah. 315 more words


North Texas Mosquito Season Means Battling West Nile & Zika

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s the first week of May and the start of mosquito season in North Texas. According to health officials, there are different safety concern this year because doctors are dealing with two dangerous viruses – West Nile and Zika. 355 more words