Mosquitoes

West Nile virus confirmed in mosquitoes trapped in Lindsay area

The Haliburton, Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR) says West Nile virus has been detected in a batch of mosquitoes caught in the Lindsay …

Public Health

NC mom sends warning to other parents after mosquito bite lands 6-year-old in ICU

A North Carolina mother is warning others about mosquitoes as her son recovers from a potentially life-threatening mosquito-borne virus.<p>Lorianne …

Public Health

West Nile confirmed in San Fernando Valley mosquitoes

Mosquito samples collected from six San Fernando Valley communities tested positive for West Nile virus, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector …

California

Mosquitoes in New Bedford, Seekonk test positive for West Nile

SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — Public health officials say two Massachusetts municipalities have mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus.The city …

Public Health

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes set in Jefferson Parish | NOLA.com

A low-flying airplane is scheduled to spray chemicals Tuesday night (Aug. 14) to suppress mosquitoes in parts of Jefferson Parish. The spraying is …

West Bank

SC Johnson Insect Experts Debunk 5 Common Myths About Using Personal Insect Repellents – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

RACINE, Wis., Aug. 13 /CSRwire/ - Whether you’ve been spending the summer in your backyard, at the beach or hiking in the woods, you’ve probably …

Pest Control

NIAID Director: New mosquito could carry Zika in US

What CDC cuts could mean at home and abroad<p>09:09<p>NYC hospital practiced for Ebola possibility<p>04:36<p>Ebola risks specific to body fluids<p>09:23<p>NYC Ebola …

Disease

Mosquito Hell: 10 Cities Where the Bloodsuckers Are Most on the Rise

Ah, those fleeting last days of summer. Maybe you're out on a picnic with the family or sitting around the fire pit with friends in the evening, when …

Lyme Disease

First local Dengue case confirmed

The Centre for Health Protection said the Government will take necessary control measures to guard against mosquitoes after confirming this year’s …

News (Hong Kong)

Sierra Summers: Seven Tips For Snowboarding 12 Months a Year

Ben Birk has been at the forefront of snowboard photography for more than a decade. Based in Lake Tahoe, California, Ben has been relentlessly …

Snowboarding

More mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile, health leaders put out alert

KENT COUNTY, MI -- Health leaders say the public should be vigilant about avoiding mosquito bites this year because of an "unusually high" number of …

Public Health

Mosquito Spraying In Gloucester Township Aug. 16

Check here to see where the Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in Gloucester Township.<p>GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Camden County …

Public Health

Boy, 6, is left with seizures and brain swelling after a contracting a rare virus from a mosquito bite

A six-year-old boy was left with brain seizures and brain swelling hospitalized after he contracted a virus from a mosquito bite.<p>Noah Surrett, six, …

Health (UK)

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Santa Clara, Sunnyvale

West Nile virus was detected in mosquitoes collected from an area around the 94087, 95050 and 950512 zip codes in parts of Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, …

Public Health

New West Nile reports are popping up in multiple US states

West Nile virus — which is carried by infected mosquitos and has a habit of making people very ill — has been steadily spreading across the United …

Public Health

Second West Nile Virus case confirmed in Montgomery County

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Officials with Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack’s office have confirmed Tuesday a second person has …

Public Health

PE-backed Dwyer Group buys Mosquito Joe

<b>Dwyer Group</b>, which is backed by <b>Harvest Partners</b>, has acquired Virginia Beach, Virginia-based <b>Mosquito Joe</b>, a franchisor in the mosquito control …

Virginia Beach

Zika, West Nile virus detected in Alabama

Alabama health officials are investigating multiple reports of Zika and the West Nile virus in the area, the state’s health agency said in a Monday …

Public Health

In the war on West Nile Virus, mosquito-eating fish are the latest biological weapon

Millie Cavafian lives in South Pasadena next door to a vacant home with an old swimming pool teeming with green algae.“Five minutes out of the house …

Public Health

South Carolina Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2018

The South Carolina State Veterinarian reported that a 5-year-old mare from Chesterfield County, has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), the …

Horses

Hippo Spanker Wanted | Scooter Protest | Major Closure | Patch PM

OC Fair Sells Nearly 1.5 Million Tickets | SoCal Universities Among The Best Bang For Buck | Group Seeks Justice For Abused Pup: Patch PM<p>LOS ANGELES, …

Los Angeles

Madam, Will You Talk?

Read an Excerpt<p><i>Madam, Will You Talk?</i><p>Chapter One<p>Enter four or five players.<p>The whole affair began so very quietly. When I wrote, that summer, and …

Barnes & Noble

Messing with mircrobats - Impact - Australian Catholic University

Messing with microbats<p>Microbats go largely unnoticed due to their tiny size and quiet, nocturnal habits. But in Dr Leroy Gonsalves, these winged …

Diets

North Coventry To Be Sprayed For West Nile Virus

Parts of North Coventry and East Coventry will be sprayed with a chemical to limit mosquito populations and the spread of West Nile Virus.<p>NORTH …

Disease

In Maharashtra, Two Kids Woke Up To Find A Leopard Cub Napping Next To Them

The three-month-old cub crawled under a mosquito net inside which the two children were sleeping and dozed off next to them<p>In a strange occurrence, a …

Sleep

Delhi: This monsoon season, national capital reports 128 malaria, 64 dengue cases

At least 40 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 11 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the …

Public Health

City To Spray Mosquito-Killing Pesticides In Northeast Queens

The Health Department will spray the pesticides Tuesday night in several neighborhoods to reduce the risk of West Nile Virus.<p>QUEENS, NY -- The city …

Pesticides

This Trick Will Get Rid of Most Insects Around Your Home

Before you reach for the chemical-laden bug spray and store-bought insect repellents, there’s a natural solution you can try—peppermint.<p>Insects hate …

Insects

Belmond Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge

Machu Picchu’s remote mountaintop ruins feel amazingly accessible when you’re staying next door; the Sanctuary Lodge (part of the Orient-Express …

Machu Picchu

4 myths about ticks, and how to deal with them

<i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site.</i><p>When it comes to ticks, old wives’ tales are in great supply. Take, for instance, the one about burning an embedded tick with a lit match or the one about covering it with nail polish to get it to let go. (There’s no …

Disease