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WNV Infographic

September 20th, 2013

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Mosquito Control

April 6th, 2012

Bug Busters USA offers the following advice on keeping mosquitoes out of homes: Eliminate potential mosquito breading grounds like birdbaths and baby pools by changing the water at least once per week. Remove excess vegetation around any standing water sources that cannot be changed, dumped or removed. Check your screens for any holes to keep […]

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Nashville Health Department Monitors Early Mosquitoes

April 4th, 2012

Tennessean.com: Nashville Health Department Monitors Early Mosquitoes Mosquitoes have arrived in Middle Tennessee earlier than they usually do, according to the Metro Health Department. Blame the above average temperatures and rain. The department is monitoring areas of standing water in Davidson County looking for mosquito larvae and applying a granular larvicide to kill larvae. To […]

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Malaria No More ~ “Netman” Comic for All Ages!

January 6th, 2012

Malaria No More Comic for All Ages! Malaria No More is determined to end malaria deaths in Africa by 2015. Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease and recent progress shows that malaria’s days are numbered — but we need your help. Together, we can make malaria no more. Donate Get Involved Learn More

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Bedbugs in The News

November 15th, 2011

Bedbugs are in the news again. Check out this article below from the Charlotte Observer. County vs. hotel, bed bugs Health department wants to close hotel for infestation, but loophole won’t allow it. By Fred Clasen-Kelly frkelly@charlotteobserver.com Posted: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 Bedbug infestations have resurfaced in recent years. They don’t spread disease but cause […]

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Asian Tiger Mosquito Facts

August 26th, 2011

Asian Tiger Mosquito Facts The Asian Tiger Mosquito (also called Aedes albopictus) was brought to the United States during the 1980’s in used truck tires shipped from Japan. When the tires were moved from state to state, the Asian Tiger Mosquito spread. Now it is found in much of the eastern United States, including North […]

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With a Little Genetic Reprogramming, Blood-Sucking Can Be Deadly for Mosquitoes

July 20th, 2011

With a Little Genetic Reprogramming, Blood-Sucking Can Be Deadly for Mosquitoes What’s the News: Biochemists at the University of Arizona have found a promising new way to fight disease-carrying mosquitoes. In their research project, published in the journal PNAS, the scientists blocked mosquitoes’ ability to digest blood, making blood-sucking deadly to the winged pests. This […]

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Kudzu bugs new pest on the horizon

July 18th, 2011

Kudzu bugs new pest on the horizon Calvin Thompson While only about a quarter of the size of a dime, the tiny insects known as kudzu bugs are expected to inflict serious crop loss in Cleveland County, along with the rest of North Carolina. “They are the new pest on the horizon,” said Greg Traywick, […]

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Why some people are mosquito magnets

June 29th, 2011

Why some people are mosquito magnets By Cari Nierenberg Some folks seem to be magnets for mosquitoes, while others rarely get bitten. What makes the little buggers single you out and not the guy or gal you’re standing next to at the Memorial Day backyard barbecue? The two most important reasons a mosquito is attracted […]

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AccuWeather.com – Weather News | Watch Out for Tiny, Biting Bugs

June 22nd, 2011

AccuWeather.com – Weather News | Watch Out for Tiny, Biting Bugs.

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