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Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

South Florida remains under attack from mosquitoes and Thursday night, Miami-Dade County will fire the next shot in the war against these pesky critters.

08/07/2014

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Air Force Joins Effort To Reduce Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

The Air Force is joining in the efforts to help control mosquito borne illnesses bugging South Florida.

07/31/2014

July 28. 2014: Bats in South Miami (Source: CBS4)

South Florida City Stops Mosquito Sprays To Protect Endangered Bat

It’s safe to say no one really likes mosquitoes, and the county receives dozens of calls to spray to get rid of them. But, one South Florida city wants the spraying to stop in hopes of saving an endangered bat.

07/28/2014

(Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: Man vs. Mosquito

Mosquitos are an unavoidable fact of life of summer in South Florida. Sure they are a nuisance, but for some people a close encounter with a mosquito can be a lot more serious, even dangerous.
Mosquitos can spread all sorts of disease. We focus on what you can do protect yourself and your family and what’s being done on your behalf.

My TV 33–07/28/2014

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

South Florida is under attack from mosquitoes but Miami-Dade County is about to fire the next shot in the war against these pesky critters.

07/18/2014

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Spreading After South Florida Bite

Health officials confirmed the first two locally acquired cases of the chikungunya virus in South Florida.

07/17/2014

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Time To Be On The Look-Out For Mosquitoes

The rainy season has started in South Florida and the threat for mosquitoes is growing.

06/05/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Quickly Spreading In Caribbean

The chikungunya virus, which first appeared in the Caribbean a few weeks ago is spreading rapidly from island to island as the busy winter tourism season is in full swing.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

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CDC Warns Of African Virus In Caribbean

A debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

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