Mosquito News Feed – Greenville, NC 27858

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  • Brazoria County, feds target mosquitoes after Harvey 22 Sep 2017 04:00 Houston Community Newspapers Online By Jennifer Bolton, jennifer.bolton@chron.com Published 6:08 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Brazoria County officials and the U.S. Department of Defense are seeking to address mosquitoes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Brazoria County officials …
  • How to protect yourself from mosquitoes 22 Sep 2017 02:26 KTRK An unlucky 20 percent of the population is highly attractive to mosquitoes thanks to their blood type, metabolism and genetics. But even that group of the population can make themselves less of a mosquito target. According to Dr. Sherry Ingraham with …
  • Move over malaria: Mosquitoes carrying Zika, dengue may thrive in warmer Africa 22 Sep 2017 02:12 Charleston Daily Mail By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR, Sept 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From deadly droughts and destroyed crops to shrinking water sources, communities across sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to withstand the onslaught of global record-breaking temperatures. …
  • Mosquitoes return after Irma | Thumb down 21 Sep 2017 20:16 The Tribune It might be the only tangible benefit of a hurricane: The mosquitoes get blown away. In the hours and days immediately after Hurricane Irma, you probably didn't even notice their absence. You were too busy trudging through flood waters, removing  …
  • Broad swath of US deemed environmentally suitable for mosquitoes that transmit disease 21 Sep 2017 16:10 Medical Xpress CDC has updated the estimated range maps for Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes by using a model that predicts possible geographic ranges for these mosquitoes in the contiguous United States. The model used county-level records, historical …
  • Mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases 'could invade 75 per cent of US' 21 Sep 2017 14:51 Independent Mosquitoes capable of spreading serious and potentially deadly diseases such as Zika, dengue and yellow fever could invade about three-quarters of mainland United States, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have warned. The CDC, a US federal …
  • West Nile Infected Mosquitoes Detected in Bexar County 21 Sep 2017 08:55 San Antonio Current Bexar County residents are once again being urged to take preventative measures to avoid mosquitoes, including using repellent and pouring out standing water (which attracts them), after mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus were recently detected in …
  • Simi mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus 20 Sep 2017 23:43 Ventura County Star Learn how to keep yourself safe from mosquitoes and the health threats they pose, such as the Zika and West Nile viruses. Steve Byerly Mosquitoes collected from Simi Valley earlier this month have tested positive for West Nile virus, Ventura County health …
  • Southeast Queens finally gets some relief from mosquitoes 20 Sep 2017 23:29 NY1 After years of complaining, residents in Southeast Queens finally get relief from mosquitoes. Last week the New York City Department of Health sprayed for the pests in Howard Beach and Hamilton Beach. Residents had complained that their neighborhoods had …
  • Invasive Mosquitoes Up 330 Percent In Orange County 20 Sep 2017 20:51 KCAL SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A 330 percent increase in the number of mosquitoes has Orange County officials calling for homeowners to eliminate standing water near their homes. The increase in yellow fever and Asian tiger mosquitoes was found in Anaheim, …
  • Man detained with ‘bag of mosquitoes’ at a Peshawar hospital 20 Sep 2017 19:23 India TV News  In Pakistan’s Peshawar, a man was arrested with a bag full of mosquitoes,. Considered to be carriers of lethal diseases.   According to a report in Dawn, the 25-year-old man, who has been identified as Saifullah, was nabbed at the Hayatabad Medical …
  • Environmental control continues to fight mosquitoes 19 Sep 2017 23:36 WTOC DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - Despite the rain tropical storm Irma left behind, Dougherty County Public works officials said mosquitoes have not become an increased nuisance. For the most part, they said this season has been up and down.  There was some …
  • Water does not always equal mosquitoes 19 Sep 2017 18:38 Sun Newspapers Updated: 09/19/2017 12:24:01PM Water does not always equal mosquitoes Tracy Doherty // Charlotte County Text Size: As the water from the recent severe weather events recedes, there may be areas where pools of water are still present. Some …
  • DHEC testing mosquitoes in Myrtle Beach following report of West Nile 19 Sep 2017 10:46 WCBD WBTW Staff Published: September 19, 2017, 5:30 am Updated: September 19, 2017, 5:50 am Myrtle Beach, SC (WBTW) – After the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported someone in Myrtle Beach contracted the West Nile Virus, the City is now  …
  • Mosquitoes found in Gem County carry rare St. Louis virus 19 Sep 2017 10:42 Idaho Statesman Mosquitoes trapped in two locations by the Gem County Mosquito Abatement District tested positive for St. Louis encephalitis virus. Both areas are being treated, but efforts are being hampered by weather. It’s unusual to find the virus in Idaho. According …
  • DHEC traps, tests mosquitoes in Myrtle Beach after West Nile Virus report 19 Sep 2017 07:56 WBTW Related Coverage MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – After the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported someone in Myrtle Beach contracted the West Nile Virus, the City of Myrtle Beach says it is working with DHEC to ensure the problem is handled …
  • 910th sprays for mosquitoes 19 Sep 2017 06:46 Tribune Chronicle VIENNA — Members of the 910th Airlift Wing have treated more than 1.1 million acres of land in eastern Texas with insecticide to kill mosquitoes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Members of the 910th, which has the only large, fixed-wing aerial spray …
  • City of Myrtle Beach begins spraying and trapping mosquitoes following West Nile report 19 Sep 2017 03:22 WMBF MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -- The city of Myrtle Beach and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) are working together after a case of West Nile was reported in the Myrtle Beach area. A DHEC employee confirms the infected …
  • Open sewer line full of garbage and mosquitoes 19 Sep 2017 02:15 The Times of India On Guru Ravi Dass Marg, Hardiyan Singh Road crossing, Dev Nagar, Karol Bagh, the sewers have no cover, are filled with garbage and dirty water, breeding mosquitoes and rodents. Several calls and complaints have been made to the department but no action …
  • Hurricane rain hatching mosquitoes 19 Sep 2017 00:31 The Tribune Hurricane Irma inundated roads and neighborhoods, rendering some virtually unrecognizable. LISA BROADT/TCPALM Wochit The buzzing and the itching are back in some portions of the Treasure Coast. Hurricane Irma's strong winds blew away many of the …

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