Mosquitoes

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West Nile Virus Detected in 4 Maryland Counties

Health officials say Maryland has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection this year.

08/29/2014

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Health Officials Warn Against West Nile Virus in Md.

Residents in Maryland are being urged to take measures to prevent the spread of West Nile virus.

07/19/2014

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Maryland Planning Aerial Attack to Kill Mosquitoes

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is going after mosquitoes.

06/04/2014

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Maryland Takes Aim At Mosquitoes

The Maryland Department of Agriculture says it’s launching an aerial offensive to combat mosquitoes.

05/12/2014

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in 3 Md. Adults

Maryland’s health department has confirmed three cases of West Nile virus in the Baltimore area.

08/23/2013

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Study: Mosquitoes Attracted To Beer Drinkers

According to a new study released by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, those who drink beer are more attractive to mosquitoes.

07/20/2013

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Another Case of West Nile in Maryland; Problem More Widespread Nationally

A second case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Maryland. A 70-year-old patient is suffering from swelling of the brain after being infected by the virus.

08/16/2012

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Mosquito-borne Illnesses Found In 2 Virginia Cities

Health officials in Norfolk and Virginia Beach are advising residents to take precautions after chickens tested positive for mosquito-borne illnesses.

07/24/2012

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