Local Doctors Take Deeper Look Into What Makes Eastern Equine Encephalitis So DeadlyDoctors across the country are trying to figure out why so many people are getting sick with a deadly virus that’s spread by mosquitoes.
Florida Residents, Tourists Warned About Mosquito-Borne Virus That Causes Brain SwellingThere is a new warning in Florida about the Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), a mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling in humans.
Dept. Of Environmental Protection To Spray Mosquito-Control Pesticides In Beaver Co.Mosquito spraying is set for parts of Beaver County to reduce the risk of the West Nile virus being transmitted.
Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For Westmoreland CountyPesticides are set to be sprayed in parts of Westmoreland County in an effort to control mosquitos.
Researchers: Potential 'Mosquito Birth Control' Could Curb Killer DiseasesScientists say they've taken a major step toward developing a "mosquito birth control" drug to curb the spread of diseases that kill hundreds of thousands of people every year.
Pennsylvania's First Human Case Of West Nile Virus This Year Reported In Allegheny CountyAn Allegheny County resident may be the first person in Pennsylvania this year to contract West Nile Virus.
Tips And Tricks For Keeping Mosquitoes Away This SummerFew things ruin a cookout, picnic or trip to pool faster than hearing the buzzing noise of mosquitoes.
Best Bug Sprays For Protection From Zika VirusThe Zika virus and other viruses are carried by certain mosquitoes. With lots of outdoor activities just around the corner, how do you protect yourself?
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.