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Officials Spraying For Mosquitoes In Areas Of Baltimore County

Officials are spraying for mosquitoes in some areas of northern Baltimore County to help prevent West Nile virus.

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Md. Confirms First 2015 Case Of West Nile Virus In State

For the first time this year, a person in the Baltimore area has West Nile virus. Now health officials have issued a warning about mosquito-borne illnesses.

08/18/2015

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West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes In Md.

For the first time this year, mosquitoes in Maryland have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Health officials say more are expected. Now they’re taking action to try and prevent people getting sick.

08/10/2015

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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1st Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Maryland This Year

The Maryland Department of Health confirms the first case of West Nile virus in Maryland this year.

08/28/2014

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In Somerset, Mother Nature Is Mosquito Control

A complex geography system in the marshland near Deal Island explains much about the great outdoors humans from Delaware to Virginia enjoy in summer.

06/22/2014

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Maryland Department Of Agriculture Targets Mosquitoes On Eastern Shore

Taking them out before they bite. That’s what’s going on right now in Maryland marshes as the state wages war on mosquitoes.

06/05/2014

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Major Target: Crews Spray For Mosquitoes On Eastern Shore

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is going after mosquitoes.

06/04/2014

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Maryland Takes Aim At Mosquitoes

The Maryland Department of Agriculture says it’s launching an aerial offensive to combat mosquitoes.

05/12/2014

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Anne Arundel Co. Sprays Mosquitoes To Cut Down On West Nile Threat

The state of Maryland is taking new safety steps in the midst of a spike in West Nile virus cases. Wednesday night, crews sprayed communities to kill the mosquitoes that carry this deadly disease.

09/11/2013

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Potentially Deadly Disease To Humans Kills Horse On Eastern Shore

A disease with no known cure kills a horse on the Eastern Shore, and it can kill humans as well. It’s carried by mosquitoes, and it may be even more dangerous than the West Nile virus.

08/16/2013

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Home Remedies For Summertime Ailments

Get caught up on all the remedies for summer-specific ailments like sunburns and bug bites.

07/16/2013

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