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What can I do to reduce the mosquito population?

Here is the enemy:

But those are mosquito larvae, which don’t bite.

Right, but once larvae hatch, it is really too late for that batch. One female mosquito, with an occasional protein infusion from blood, lays 100+ eggs. 263 more words

Mosquito Control

Chester County Health Department offers advice on prevention of mosquito-borne diseases

Press release from CHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, May 19, 2016

Make you and your home a bite-free zone

West Chester, PA – Now that the weather is warming up, the Chester County Health Department encourages county residents to “Make you and your home a bite-free zone”, reducing the risk of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile virus and Zika virus. 51 more words

Mosquito Control

Fight The Bite This Memorial Day Weekend: How To Prevent Mosquito And Tick Bites

DETROIT (WWJ) – Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to summer and officials are reminding us as we spend more time in the outdoors, it’s important to take precautions against mosquito and tick bites. 883 more words

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Mississippi reports nation's first case of West Nile in 2016.

The first human case of West Nile Virus in the nation this year has been reported in Mississippi.

The Mississippi State Department of Health confirms this year’s first case is in Lamar County. 114 more words

Mississippi News

Health unit launches annual monitoring for West Nile virus

With the mercury climbing and pesky mosquitos abound, the health unit is warning the public about the West Nile virus.

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit launched its annual West Nile virus campaign on Wednesday, which works to monitor local mosquito populations and larvicide areas where the virus is found. 435 more words

Local News

Q&A: Bug expert weighs in on looming mosquito invasion

After last year’s relative vacation from mosquitoes, Calgarians will have to get used to the return of the swarming, blood-sucking hordes.

University of Calgary entomologist John Swann, who shares space at the school with about 1.5 million species of bugs, says the brief reprieve from the persistent pest we enjoyed last year was an anomaly. 600 more words

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West Nile Virus Neuroinvasive Disease Incidence by State – United States, 2015 (as of January 12, 2016)

map from Centers for Disease Control. States in white have not reported for 2015. In 2014, WNV cases were concentrated in certain counties in a triangle from Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi north to North Dakota and on the West Coast.

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