Mosquitoes

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Health Department Issues Chikungunya Virus Alert

The Pennsylvania Health Department issued an alert about a special type of virus being spread by mosquitoes.

07/04/2014

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New Study Questions Long-Lasting Effects Of Mosquito Repellent

A new study suggests that DEET, a mosquito repellent, may not be effective in the long run, but local experts argue otherwise.

07/03/2014

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Bat Disease Epidemic Could Lead To Increase In Insects

A disease affecting the bat population could lead to an increase in mosquitoes this summer.

06/18/2014

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Bucks Co. Man Is Pa.’s 1st West Nile Death Of 2013

A Bucks County resident is the state’s first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.

09/14/2013

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Angie’s List Tips To Battle Mosquitoes

Summer is known for many things: baseball, fireworks and unfortunately, mosquitoes.

07/18/2013

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Local Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

The Allegheny County Health Department and Department of Environmental Protection will spray for mosquitoes Tuesday evening in some neighborhoods.

08/06/2012

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Warm Winter Could Cause Critter Problems

The 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.

02/01/2012

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Facts About Mosquitoes You May Not Have Known

Summer means time outdoors, and time outdoors can be shared with mosquitoes. How much do you know about these pesky pests?

07/13/2011

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