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

Third Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Central Florida

The West Nile virus has now been confirmed in a third person in Volusia County.

10/06/2014

(Source: US Air Force) This is the type of plane that will be used in the Miami-Dade Mosquito spraying.,

Air Force Reserve Jets To Spray For Mosquitoes Around Homestead

Homestead residents who live near the Air Reserve Base and the surrounding area shouldn’t be surprised if they see some low flying military aircraft over the next few days. They are sprayin’ for skeeters.

08/26/2014

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

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

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade & Air Force Partner To Reduce Mosquito Infestation

Miami-Dade County has partnered with the Air Force Reserve to help reduce the infestation of mosquitoes in the area by aerial spraying.

07/29/2014

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

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

Smartphone Apps Are Helping Users Avoid Mosquitoes

Next time you’re having issues with mosquitoes the problem can be solved as easily as pulling out your smartphone.

07/23/2014

(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)

Residents Concerned About Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

The Florida Department of Health confirmed the first case of locally acquired Chikungunya, one in Miami-Dade and the other in Palm Beach County.

07/18/2014

(Source: AP)

Health Dept. Confirms New Cases Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

The next time you’re going to be outside, whether it’s here or while on a trip, here’s another good reason to make sure you apply bug spray. State officials say the number of Florida travelers who contracted the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus since the beginning of the year has risen to 81.

07/16/2014

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