Mosquito Season: Chicago One of Worst Cites For BloodsuckersWarmer temperatures of spring and summer are just now arriving, and some unpopular guests — mosquitoes — are certain to appear shortly.
High Levels Of West Nile Virus In IllinoisSamples of mosquitos in Cook County are starting to show high levels of West Nile.
Chicago Seeing A Boon Of DragonfliesThe dragonfly population in the Chicago area has exploded in recent days, and one local expert said it’s likely tied to the large mosquito population.
Weather Not Ideal For Mosquito AbatementThe North Shore Mosquito Abatement District’s David Zazra says it’s not your imagination: the influx is worse than usual.
West Nile Virus Detected In SkokieA batch of mosquitos in Skokie has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, making it the fourth Chicago suburb to detect the disease this year.
June's Record Rainfall Creating Bumper Crop Of MosquitosThis month has been the wettest June on record in Illinois, according to the National Weather Service, and Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement DistrictBiologist Paul Geery said all the rain has created a bumper crop of floodwater mosquitos, which will be bad through the holiday weekend.
IU Scientist Looking For Better Way To Kill MosquitosInside a lab at IU School of Medicine, Dr. Molly Duman-Scheel has been killing mosquitoes by the thousands.
Warm Weather To Bring More Mosquitos, But Cool Weekend To Hamper GrowthThe next couple weeks could be a bit of a roller coaster ride for mosquito activity in the Chicago area.
Expert: Mosquito Population Rising Due To Warm Weather, RainThe good news: the mosquitos collected so far this year are disease-free.
City Sprays For Mosquitos On South, Northwest SidesNow that mosquitoes in portions of the northwest and southwest sides have tested positive for the West Nile virus spraying will take place overnight.
Flood Waters, Warmer Temps Could Bring More MosquitoesThe cooler spring so far means mosquito season has been delayed, but with the recent floods and warming temperatures, your back yard could soon be a haven for the buzzing, bloodsucking pests.
Cases Of West Nile Spike In IllinoisThe pace of West Nile virus is picking up dramatically in Illinois.