City Spraying Pesticide In West End After Mosquitoes Test Positive For West NileWith the news that samples of mosquitoes from Pittsburgh’s West End tested positive for West Nile Virus, local health officials have taken action.
Rainy Weather Breeding More Mosquitoes, Leads To West Nile ConcernsWhen it rains and water ponds, mosquitos breed faster than ever.
Mosquito Population Expected To Boom Due To Rainy SummerThe Allegheny County Health Department says they're actively testing mosquitos for West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Virus.
Bug Expert Dispels Myths About Ticks & MosquitoesYou hear about the dangers of ticks often in the spring and summer but what you think is that blood sucking creature on you might be something completely different. Entomologist Bill Todaro joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss the difference between ticks and “billbugs” as well as dispel some other common insect misconceptions.
New Study Questions Long-Lasting Effects Of Mosquito RepellentA new study suggests that DEET, a mosquito repellent, may not be effective in the long run, but local experts argue otherwise.
Health Officials: Asian Tiger Mosquito Found In LawrencevilleThe Allegheny County Health Department is issuing a warning about the return of the Asian Tiger mosquito.
Feeling Itchy? Mosquitoes Are Biting