California Drought Could Cause Higher Cases of West Nile

California Drought Could Cause Higher Cases of West Nile

Last week in California, public officials warned that the drought that has 93% of the state in “severe drought” status could cause higher cases of West Nile in the state this year. That may sound odd since mosquitoes depend on water to breed and thrive, but it’s actually birds that could contribute to the increase … Continue reading California Drought Could Cause Higher Cases of West Nile

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Florida May See Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Florida May See Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

In the news this week you may have noticed articles with eye catching headlines about genetically modified mosquitoes being released into the Florida Keys. In a nutshell, Florida is waiting for the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to approve an experiment in which a mosquito would be used as a drug to cure (stay with us, … Continue reading Florida May See Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

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Mosquito Control Tips in the Fall and Winter

Mosquito Control Tips in the Fall and Winter

Halloween is this weekend and it sure snuck up on us (perhaps because of the almost 80 degree temperatures in Virginia Beach), but that coffee drink menu and everyone’s Pinterest boards tell me the pumpkin has arrived! Yes, Fall is here and bringing with it the end of the mosquito treatment season for many (though … Continue reading Mosquito Control Tips in the Fall and Winter

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