Category Archives: Preventing Mosquito-Borne illness and disease

The Zika Virus is Worse Than Expected: Is the North Shore of Massachusetts at Greater Risk than Suspected?

The Zika Virus reclaimed its spot as the top news story of 2016 when the CDC warned health and government officials that the health dangers of Zika Virus are worse than they first feared. A culmination of months of scientific … Continue reading

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Yankee Homecoming Parade and Newburyport Mosquito Control

Since 1958, the Yankee Homecoming has been a highlight of summer here in Newburyport! This year marks the U.S. Coast Guard’s 225th year. For eight days, from July 26th – August 2nd, concerts, fireworks, and the parade honor our town … Continue reading

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Andover Mosquito Control: Season-long Protection against West Nile Virus

Attention outdoor lovers! As summer’s much anticipated arrival draws closer, we look forward to spending generous amounts of time out in our yards. 2014 saw 55 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Massachusetts, including seven in the North … Continue reading

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Mosquito Control North Shore and Fighting Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

The Nemesis Mosquito Fighting Asian tiger mosquitoes (Aedes albopictus) here on the North Shore requires a serious plan of attack. Considered an invasive species by the USDA, these fierce little bugs first made their way to the States back in … Continue reading

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Mosquito Control North Shore For West Nile Virus and Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

The 2015 mosquito season has not even officially begun, and we already have a positive case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Essex County. There are currently five cases in neighboring Middlesex County. According to the CDC, West Nile Virus … Continue reading

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Keeping the North Shore Updated on Chikungunya

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore believes in keeping our community updated on the latest statistics regarding all mosquito and tick borne diseases. Mosquitoes rank at the world’s #1 pest, in terms of globally infectious diseases. Since some of us are … Continue reading

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Getting to know the two most prevalent mosquito-borne illnesses in Massachusetts, West Nile Virus and Eastern equine encephalitis

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore discusses the two most dominant mosquito-borne illnesses in Massachusetts, West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Continue reading

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