Florida Has Only Half Of Mosquito Traps Due To Backlog Florida has less than half of the special traps that will be part of the frontline for detecting the Zika virus in mosquitoes because of a backlog.
Bill Gates Fights For End To Mosquito-Borne Illness Philanthropist Bill Gates made a pledge to end malaria within his lifetime and planned to give more money toward that goal.
Third Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Central FloridaThe West Nile virus has now been confirmed in a third person in Volusia County.
Air Force Reserve Jets To Spray For Mosquitoes Around HomesteadHomestead 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.
Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial SprayingSouth Florida remains under attack from mosquitoes and Thursday night, Miami-Dade County will fire the next shot in the war against these pesky critters.
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.
Miami-Dade & Air Force Partner To Reduce Mosquito InfestationMiami-Dade County has partnered with the Air Force Reserve to help reduce the infestation of mosquitoes in the area by aerial spraying.
South Florida City Stops Mosquito Sprays To Protect Endangered BatIt'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.
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.
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.
Residents Concerned About Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya VirusThe Florida Department of Health confirmed the first case of locally acquired Chikungunya, one in Miami-Dade and the other in Palm Beach County.
Health Dept. Confirms New Cases Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya VirusThe 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.