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Which Mosquito Repellents Actually Work?

Summer time in South Florida means brilliant sunshine, afternoon thunderstorms and lots and lots of mosquitoes.
There are plenty of sprays, candles, and other treatments out there but which ones actually work?

07/25/2014

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

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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)

Dengue Fever Case Confirmed In Miami-Dade

The first locally acquired case of Dengue Fever in Miami-Dade in 2014 has been confirmed by the county’s health department. The individual was diagnosed based on symptoms and confirmed by laboratory tests. The health department adds that the individual has fully recovered from this illness.

07/09/2014

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Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever

The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.

05/16/2014

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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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Mild Mosquito Season Thus Far In Miami-Dade

It may be pretty hard to believe, but despite all of the rain in South Florida; Miami-Dade County hasn’t seen an unusually active mosquito season in 2013. So far.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

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South Florida Ready To Fight Back Against Mosquito Invasion

Summer in South Florida means plenty of heat, rain and pesky mosquitoes.

CBS Miami–07/23/2013

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Gene-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Used To Fight Dengue Fever In Key West

Key West may soon be inundated with hundreds of thousands of pesky mosquitoes but their release would actually be for a good cuase.

CBS4–12/06/2012

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