SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- It's that time of year again: mosquito time. And it’s been highlighted recently with a confirmed case of what is called chikungunya in Charlotte County last week.
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for homeowners. Protecting yourself and your loved ones from West Nile virus may be easier than you realize. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself is eliminate all standing water on your property.
One way to protect against the West Nile virus is with a gutter system that eliminates standing water. (NAPS)
(StatePoint) As you enjoy time outdoors, it’s important to remember that warmer weather means prime mosquito breeding season in outdoor areas around your home and yard.
SARASOTA, CO., FL - The Department of health is warning residents to avoid standing water in the wake of heavy rain fall this week.
Global warming, climate change may be having an impact on West Nile virus, because the warmer winters means that there are more mosquitoes in the following year.
West Nile virus remains an important public health concern since appearing in the United States back in 1999. The challenge in part is dealing with the unpredictability of outbreaks. A new study examined whether certain factors could help guide future interventions, education and prevention associated with West Nile virus infections.
What's the buzz?
(NewsUSA) - If you think you have seen an unusually large number of creepy-crawly bugs this year, it's not your imagination. The hot weather that has plagued much of the country has created an environment for insects that bad dreams and classic sci-fi movies are made of.
SARASOTA COUNTY - Reported cases of humans contracting the West Nile virus is at an eight year high. How about locally?
(ARA) - While warmer weather brings many opportunities to enjoy outdoor living spaces, it also ushers in unwanted pests like ticks and mosquitos.