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Could Be In For an Itchy Year

St. Louis County mosquito control has already started their war on the pesky insects.

04/02/2012

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Early Spring Brings Mosquitoes and Ticks

The warmer weather means ticks are getting hungry, so check yourself or your family members if you’re spending a lot of time outside.

03/21/2012

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Warm Weather Means More Bugs

An MU researcher says the bug bites and allergens are starting about two to three weeks ahead of schedule this year.

03/20/2012

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Dry Weather Breeding Ground For Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile

Mosquitoes carrying west Nile like to breed in stagnant water, which is more prevalent in hot, dry conditions.

08/08/2011

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Biology Prof Expects High Mosquito Numbers

The mosquito population is exploding in flooded parts of the state, but they’re not the kind that carry the West Nile virus.

07/08/2011

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Positive West Nile Mosquitoes Found in St. Louis Co.

Mosquitoes with West Nile have been found in communities ranging from Lemay in the southern part of the county to Florissant.

06/23/2011

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Illinois: 1st Positive West Nile Virus Test

Mosquito batch south of Peoria tests positive

06/14/2011

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Flood Mosquitoes: West Nile Worries?

Illinois Department of Public Health is fielding calls about potential for disease

05/14/2011

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Brace Yourself, Officials Expect More Mosquitoes this Summer

First the rains, then the floods, now….the mosquitoes!?

05/06/2011

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