Culex Mosquitoes

(Credit: CBS)

Recent Flooding Could Lead To Increase In Mosquitoes

You may have to start scratching in a month or so, but you don’t have to start worrying, as recent heavy rains and floods encourage the growth of flood water mosquitoes, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Rain This Week Could Mean More West Nile Mosquitoes

This week’s heavy rain is long gone, but in the next few days we should be seeing more reminders of it – of the buzzing and biting variety.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2012

Mosquito file image (Getty Images)

West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Evanston

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have now been found in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011