Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it
Miami-Dade County has partnered with the Air Force Reserve to help reduce the infestation of mosquitoes in the area by aerial spraying.
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.
Summer in South Florida means plenty of heat, rain and pesky mosquitoes.
Recent heavy rains have experts already calling thi sone of the worst mosquito seasonin years. And that has health officials extremely concerned. We look at what’s being done to protect us and our families.
Skeeters a problem? Lots of people think so, so Miami-Dade officials are calling in the cavalry;well, actually, the Air Force to kill the biting pests and their breeding grounds. However, the attack may come as a surprise because of how low the spraying planes fly.
That buzzing you hear tonight as you try to doze of may not be the hum of a pesky mosquito flitting around your face; it could be the hum of an airplane doing battle with millions of the pesky critters, as Miami-Dade breaks with practice and holds an unusual night-time mosquito spraying.
With an early start to the rainy season, mosquitoes have wasted no time making themselves at home in South Florida.
Summer in South Florida means heat, rain and pesky mosquitoes. If you’ve been outside recently, you know the mosquitoes are back in full force which has Miami-Dade mosquito control ready to fight back.
If you’ve been getting a lot of itchy bumps on your legs, your smelly feet may be to blame.