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.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
Consumer Reports Tests Safer, Effective Insect Repellents Mosquitoes and ticks are a nuisance, but even worse, they can spread diseases like West Nile and Lyme. Now, some types of those insects are responsible for carrying new diseases — chikungunya and Powassan.
Health Department Issues Chikungunya Virus AlertThe Pennsylvania Health Department issued an alert about a special type of virus being spread by mosquitoes.
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.
Bat Disease Epidemic Could Lead To Increase In Insects A disease affecting the bat population could lead to an increase in mosquitoes this summer.
Bucks Co. Man Is Pa.’s 1st West Nile Death Of 2013A Bucks County resident is the state's first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.
Angie's List Tips To Battle MosquitoesSummer is known for many things: baseball, fireworks and unfortunately, mosquitoes.
Local Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile VirusThe Allegheny County Health Department and Department of Environmental Protection will spray for mosquitoes Tuesday evening in some neighborhoods.
Warm Winter Could Cause Critter ProblemsThe recent weather has been so warm that groundhogs like Phil may wake up earlier this winter. The same goes for deer, skunks and raccoons. Those are some of the findings from a study at Cornell University.