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Health Officials Preparing for Threat of Mosquito-Borne Disease

Hoping to get out in front of the problem before it arrives, St. Louis County health officials are making changes to better fend off the threat of Chikungunya. For the first time, human cases of the mosquito-borne disease have been reported in the U.S.

07/25/2014

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St. Louis County Prepares for Potentially Dangerous West Nile Season

Last year was a banner year both for the sheer number of mosquitos and for the number carrying West Nile Virus but this year will be worse.

05/15/2013

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St. Louis County Officials Step Up Mosquito Spraying

No human West Nile Virus cases have arrived here yet but St. Louis County health officials say they’re seeing a greater abundance of West Nile.

08/29/2012

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