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Bucks County Man Dies Of West Nile Virus

A Bucks County man, diagnosed on August 20th, has died, according to officials with the state’s West Nile Virus Control Program.

09/14/2013

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3 On Your Side: Mosquito-Free Zone?

Every summer rain leaves behind a perfect environment for mosquitoes to get busy breeding. Getting rid of standing water in flower pots, birdbaths and recycling bins is a must. But that itself won’t eliminate all of those biting bugs.

08/05/2013

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Fans Provide Chemical-Free, Odor-Free Shield From Mosquitos

“If there’s wind on you, there’s wind on the bugs and the bugs will stay away from you,” Frank Swift explains.

07/18/2013

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Angie’s List: Preventing Mosquitoes In Your Yard

By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Summer is synonymous with many things: baseball, fireworks and unfortunately, mosquitoes.  They can ruin a summer barbecue faster than a rotten hamburger.  In today’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan […]

07/05/2013

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Sandy Rebuilding Poses Mosquito Risk In New Jersey

Rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy raises the risk of more mosquitoes in New Jersey.

05/07/2013

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Death Toll From West Nile In New Jersey At 4

State health officials say 42 cases of the mosquito-borne illness had been reported around the state as of Friday.

10/17/2012

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So Far, 8 Cases Of West Nile Confirmed In Pennsylvania

Word from officials Friday that there is a new case of West Nile Virus in our area.

08/18/2012

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3 More Cases Of West Nile Reported In Philadelphia Area

Two of the cases of West Nile are in Delaware County men, and the third is a woman in Centre County.

08/14/2012

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Health Officials Concerned About Mosquito Impact This Spring

It’s only the first week of March and already state health officials are concerned about the impact of mosquitoes this spring.

03/07/2012

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Floods Force A Late Round Of Spraying For Mosquitoes In Bucks County

It’s late in the season, but recent floods have prompted state environmental officials schedule another round of mosquito spraying in areas of Bucks County tonight and tomorrow night.

09/19/2011

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West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquito Pool In Chester County

>Mosquito traps collected in Greenfield Park in West Chester Borough have tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to the Chester County Health Department.

07/25/2011

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West Chester Designer Uses Fashion To Help Prevent Disease

Alexandra Taylor has designed and is selling scarves to help prevent malaria.

03/27/2011

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