WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Here's a story you may be "itching" to hear about, as scientists say Asian Tiger Mosquitos are breeding earlier than usual this year. }}" />

   
 
 
Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Breeding Earlier This Year
abortion pill information how to order the abortion pill online about abortion

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
  abortion pill information how to order the abortion pill online about abortion&Body=Thought you would like to seet this from WMFD.com http://www.wmfd.com/newsboard/single.asp?story=55143" target="_blank">Email Story to Friend
   
  Originally Published on: 7/7/2013

Here's a story you may be "itching" to hear about. Scientists say Asian Tiger Mosquitos are breeding earlier than usual this year. John Berman reports they will be looking to take a bite out of you! They're black and white and striped all over. Asian Tiger Mosquitoes, these blood suckers with a seemingly unquenchable thirst, may be invading major cities all along the East Coast this summer. This year's wet and warm weather has left behind pools of standing water, the ideal breeding ground for these striped pests. "With all the rains, and of course people's busy lives, they're probably not draining areas around the house where water can collect, like tires and flower pots and gutters, and that;s going to give mosquitoes an ample opportunity to increase their populations this summer," says Gene Kritsky, College of Mount Saint Joeseph Professor of Biology. The irritaing insects are more aggressive than your average mosquito. They're known to bite all day and night long and carry up to 20 diseases, including West ile Virus, two types of Encephalitis and a flu-like disease not yet present in America called Chikungunya. "People can feel perfectly fine, have the virus and have it spread through with exposure to the mosquito," says Kritsky. "A lot of the other viral diseases, in many other cases, it's hard for it to spread." But professor Kritsky says there's no need to cncel your July 4 barbecue. "The thing we should be cognizant of is it's possible to lessen you risk of exposure," he says. "And that would be to wear long sleeves and long pants when you go outside in areas where there are large mosquito populations and use Deet repellants."
otc abortion pill the cost of abortion pill open
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Fire guts the basement of the former Secretz Bar at 261 Bowman Street in Mansfield. Full Story
Image1 According to witnesses, a suspect attempted to rob a residence at 111 Wood Street late Saturday night, which ended with the intruder being shot after he broke into the wrong home. Full Story
 
Image1 The Richland Mall and the Autism Awareness Walk-A-Thon Group held a "Sensory Friendly Easter Bunny," an event that aims to provide autistic children with a calmer atmosphere while they visit the Easter Bunny this season. Full Story
Image1 Several area agencies put their own spin on Easter Egg Hunts to show both children and parents a good time. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Local Festivities Help Celebrate Easter

Science Saturdays Teach Kids How Things Work

Head to the Soup Supper to Warm up your Friday Night!

More News