There’s a population of yellow fever mosquitoes in Washington, D.C.
As summer nears, it’s important for people in the U.S., especially outdoor workers, to be well-informed about the Zika virus.
Public health officials are raising concerns about the mosquito-borne Zika virus as warm summer months approach.
D.C. health officials are gearing up for mosquito season, expanding surveillance for new types of ailments and issuing warnings to prevent the spread of viruses including Zika.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus usually causes a mild illness but is now suspected in an unusual birth defect and other health issues. Some things to know.
People traveling to warm climates for spring break should take precautions to avoid exposure to the Zika virus that’s active now in tropical climates around the globe.
The D.C. Department of Health says it has confirmed three cases of Zika in the District — all of which involved people who contracted it after traveling abroad.
A Virginia resident from the northwestern part of the state is the first confirmed case of Zika virus in our region.
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Sometimes it\’s hard to define what makes someone attractive. But for those being courted by mosquitoes, it could be due to their genetics.
They may not be welcome summer guests but they are certainly
expected. And this season, we\’ve seen a lot fewer mosquitoes — which the experts
say it\’s all about the weather.
The mosquito traps are out — and West Nile surveillance season
is underway in Maryland.