More mosquitoes? Why Canadians could see a revival this summer and beyond – National

Suffering from more mosquitoes this summer? You are not alone. Canada is buzzing with pesky bugs as parts of the country see higher than usual numbers due to humid, warm weather, raising concerns about related diseases, particularly West Nile virus in humans. “It certainly seems … anecdotal that it’s an important year for mosquitoes,” said … Read more

More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in DuPage County, leading to health advisory – NBC Chicago

DuPage County residents are being asked to take precautions to protect against West Nile virus following an increase in mosquito samples that tested positive. In a press release, the DuPage County health department revealed an increase in mosquito samples that tested positive for the virus, but a specific number of samples remain unclear. Statewide, 408 … Read more

NYC Sprays These Boroughs on Tuesday – NBC New York

Mosquitoes be warned: New York City says your days are numbered. The city’s health department on Tuesday sprayed two boroughs with adulticide, a pesticide used to kill adult mosquitoes. Officials are targeting neighborhoods in Queens and Staten Island this week. The crews start spraying around 8:30 pm and continue until Wednesday around 6:00 am. These … Read more

Santa Clara, Sunnyvale Neighborhoods Undergo More West Nile Mosquito Repellent

SANTA CLARA COUNTY – Parts of Sunnyvale and Santa Clara will be sprayed with insecticide Tuesday evening to reduce adult mosquito populations after mosquitoes that are positive for West Nile virus were found in the area. The Santa Clara County Vector Control District confirmed the presence of the virus-positive mosquitoes in parts of Sunnyvale and … Read more

West Nile Virus Reported in 7 Counties of Illinois, Chicago Area – NBC Chicago

The Illinois Department of Health reported Thursday that at least seven counties in the state have reported positive cases of West Nile virus in mosquitoes. The first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois in 2022 were reported in Roselle, DuPage County, in May. Now the virus has been confirmed in mosquitoes … Read more