Mosquitoes

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West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquitoes in Md.

Officials say West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Maryland, the first positive test for the virus this year.

08/10/2015

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer 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

05/21/2015

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Study: Being Tasty to Mosquitoes Is Genetic

There always seems to be one person at every picnic, pool party or other outdoor activity who gets eaten alive by mosquitoes while their companions remain relatively untouched.

04/23/2015

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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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