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.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer 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
Warm, Wet Weather Has Chicago Area Residents Feeling The ItchCBS 2's Pamela Jones reports if bugs like mosquitoes are really beginning to bug you right now, you're not alone.
Expert: Mosquito Population Rising Due To Warm Weather, RainThe good news: the mosquitos collected so far this year are disease-free.
Chicago Company Expanding Efforts To Buy Mosquito Nets To Stop Disease In NigeriaThe head of a Chicago mosquito control group says it's expanding efforts to buy mosquito nets which have already helped stop a terrible tropical disease in two states in Nigeria. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
First Case Of West Nile Confirmed In Cook CountyThe first human case of West Nile virus this year has been confirmed in Cook County.
West Nile Virus Found In Buffalo GroveCases of West Nile Virus have been confirmed on both the Lake and Cook county sides of Buffalo Grove, village officials said in a news release Friday.
South Side Residents Say They Weren’t Notified Of West Nile SprayingFor the first time this summer, workers are spraying on the Northwest and Southwest Sides because mosquitoes there tested positive for the illness. But some residents say they weren't notified about the spraying, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
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.
Man’s Fight With West Nile Highlights Danger Of VirusHealth authorities are warning people to be on guard against mosquitoes this summer. Just this week, the first case of West Nile Virus was discovered in a pool of tainted water sampled in Hillside.
West Nile Detected In Western SuburbWest Nile mosquitoes are back in the Chicago area for the first time this year. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.