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Posts Tagged: West Nile virus

Warm Weather Helps Prolong West Nile Virus Risk

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Summer may be over, but continued warm weather means that mosquitoes are still active. So far this...

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Tags: DEET (1), illness (1), lemon eucalyptus (1), mosquitoes (2), picardin (1), UC IPM (2), West Nile virus (4)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Culex mosquito biting through human skin. [J.K. Clark]

April 16-22 has been declared West Nile Virus and Mosquito Vector Control Awareness week by the...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Tags: awareness (1), bite (1), mosquito (2), pests (1), prevention. (1), repellent (1), UC IPM (2), vector control (1), west nile virus (4)

Warmer Weather and Rain Bring Mosquitoes

Adult mosquito. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is almost here and temperatures are already increasing. Warm, sunny days paired with...

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:31 PM
Tags: mosquitoes (2), prevention (1), rain (1), repellents (1), spring (1), water (1), West Nile virus (4)

Watch Out for Mosquitoes!

Adult western malaria mosquito, Anopheles freeborni.

For many people, warmer weather means more time outside and more exposure to mosquitoes. Mosquitoes...

Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:01 AM
Tags: mosquito (2), video (1), West Nile virus (4)
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