Health: First Cases Of Human West Nile Virus In Pennsylvania And New Jersey; Higher Than Normal Amount Of Mosquitoes Testing Positive For VirusPennsylvania and New Jersey have their first human cases of West Nile Virus this year, and they're both from our area.
West Nile Found In New Jersey Mosquitoes The state Health Department has found West Nile virus in mosquito pools in several New Jersey Counties.
Camden County Officials Confirm Fifth Case Of West NileOfficials say a 73-year-old woman tested positive for the virus.
Delaware Valley Bracing For Upsurge In Mosquito PopulationWeather experts say June was the wettest month on record for the Philadelphia region, and that could translate into a bad mosquito season later on this summer.
Camden County Gets Early Start In Mosquito Population Control After Rainy SpringJune has been a very wet month around here. So wet, in fact, it’s prompted an early start to efforts in South Jersey to keep the mosquito population in check.
Using Technology To Track DiseaseUse of technology to track the flu and other illnesses is in its infancy, but it is the wave of the future.
Two More People In PA Diagnosed With West NileAdditionally, 44 mosquito samples in Pennsylvania have also tested positive.
Scientist Explains Why Mosquitos Are Biting All Day LongIf it seems as if you're getting bitten by mosquitoes around the clock, it may not be your imagination.
Malaria In The USThere are approximately 300 million cases of malaria each year worldwide and over a million people die every year as a result. You might be surprised that there are about 1200 cases every year here in the US.
Pennsylvania Officials Ramping Up War On Post-Flooding MosquitosGovernment workers have been out in force spraying for mosquitos across eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and with all the rainwater dumped by recent storms their job won't be ending anytime soon
Local Beekeepers Concerned About Pesticide Used To Spray For MosquitosWith the city planning to spray for mosquitos in Fairmount Park around Robin Hood Dell East Tuesday evening, local beekeepers are voicing concern about the effects of the pesticide on bees and humans.
Burlington County, NJ Spraying To Control Mosquitos Harboring West Nile VirusRalph Shrom, spokesman for the Burlington County health department, says the infected mosquitos were found recently in routine testing.