The City of Fort Worth is taking the battle against mosquitoes that can carry West Nile virus to property owners, putting them on notice to eliminate standing water.
Dolores Klein was bitten by a West Nile virus infected mosquito last July in Colleyville and she is still recovering.
Researchers put adult mosquitoes are under a microscope to help identify species in Clackamas County as part of a statewide monitoring program.
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Numbers released by the city of Brandon show that an average of 75 mosquitoes were trapped on June 16 and just 24 on June 17. City traps are checked twice a week during mosquito season, on Sundays and Mondays.
"One time it was pain, another time it was a burning sensation," said Dr. Tandy, a long-time anesthesiologist and former Dallas City Council member.
With recent rain and warm weather, mosquitoes are back and they're biting. Two human cases of West Nile have already been reported in Texas.
Mosquito activity in Dona Ana County is low so far this year, thanks to an ongoing drought, county personnel said Tuesday.
Cases of mosquito-borne diseases could be reduced and lives saved if municipal workers were given back the authority to drop pesticide pellets into storm drains, public health and municipal officials told lawmakers Tuesday.
Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, the very ones that carry the West Nile virus? Well, thankfully you don't have to because researchers did just that to discover which mosquito repellents work the best.
Dr. Melissa Holcomb, a veterinarian at Abraham's Equine Clinic in Cedar Rapids administers vaccine used to protect horses from West Nile Virus to Dolly, a horse that belongs to the clinic on Monday, June 17, 2013.
The first day of summer is a few days away, with more humid weather, also come mosquitoes that may be carrying the West Nile Virus.
Mosquitoes can carry West Nile virus, which can cause mild to serious illness. The best way to prevent WNV is to avoid mosquito bites.
A summer camp in Irving is urging children to fight the bite. The city's goal is to have 1,000 students actively fighting mosquitoes that can carry West Nile virus.
With the summer comes mosquitoes, and with mosquitoes comes the chance of West Nile Virus.
A task force charged with developing strategies to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses, such as West Nile virus, is proposing the county explore having its nine townships oversee all of DuPage's abatement efforts.