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Houston advises on protection from mosquitoes

KRIV-FOX  TV    Houston, TX (10) FOX 26 MORNING NEWS EXTRA     Sep 19 2016 09:30AM CT Protect yourself from mosquitoes, remove standing water on your property, put screens on windows and close doors. Wear long sleeves, pants and EPA-approved insect repellent.  Read Full … more

Tennesee officials concerned about WNV

WLMT-CW  TV  Memphis, TN (50)  Eyewitness News at 9PM Sep 21 2016 09:00PM CT Shelby County Vector Control say the best ways to protect yourself against the West Nile Virus is to wear mosquito repellant containing DEET. Avoid being outdoors during peak mosquito hours, that’s thirty minutes … more

West Nile virus circulating in Nebraska

KSNB-NBC  TV    Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney, NE (105)  NBC Nebraska  Sep 21 2016 06:00AM CT When you are outdoors use insect repellent containing DEET especially around dawn and dusk. Also get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water. Read Full Story

Mississippi man dies from WNV

WJTV-CBS  TV    Jackson, MS (95) WJTV News at 4PM Sep 19 2016 04:00PM CT One case has resulted in death for a man in Hinds County. In 2015, Mississippi had 38 West Nile cases and also one death. The Department recommends removing standing water … more

ZIKA Zone expanded in Miami-Dade area

WSVN-FOX  TV  Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL (16) 7 News at 9 AM Sep 19 2016 09:00AM ET Tourists flooding the streets and the beaches, well aware they are doing so in the newly expanded Zika zone. Everyone should be protected using 25 percent DEET at least. … more


National Daily Press – Statewide, 121 mosquitoes have been found with West Nile virus Statewide, 121 mosquitoes have been found with the West Nile virus. Apply insect repellent containing DEET, picaradin, oil of lemon eucalyptus or IR3535 according to label … more

Does It Work: Thermacell Mosquito Repellant – September 7th 2016 The makers of the Thermacell Mosquito Repellant system claim their device will repel disease-carrying mosquitoes and other flying pests. The product packaging states Thermacell creates a 15 x 15 foot mosquito-free zone without the use … more

FDOH issues mosquito-borne illness alert after detecting West Nile Virus – Sep 07, 2016  The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Bay County has issued a mosquito-borne illness alert following the detected presence of West Nile Virus in the area.  Apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. Always … more

Evidence of Zika Virus Found in Tears

Infection Control Today – September 6, 2016 Researchers have found that Zika virus can live in eyes and have identified genetic material from the virus in tears, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. … more


WSBT 22 – DIY tips to keep mosquitoes from bugging you AUGUST 31, 2016 “If you’re going to be outdoors probably the best things to do is wear an insect repellent such as this one that has DEET in it,” … more

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