HEALTHBEAT When worlds collide: human, critter and virus
Two of the more intriguing health stories this past summer didn't involve rogue sharks, swine flu or any of the other usual suspects. The stars of this particular show were the hantavirus and the West... Posted on 9/26/12 at 9:47 AM
STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER A foggy night
Mitchell wil be fogged Thursday night in an attempt to kill some of the many hungry mosquitoes in the city.
It's the second time the city has been fogged. Some think that hasn't been enough. Others sl... Posted on 7/8/10 at 6:14 PM
With mosquito counts on the rise, the city of Mitchell will fog the entire city tonight, weather permitting.
The city will send out two pickups with foggers mounted in their beds to fog for mosquitoes, according to Parks and Recreation Director Dusty Rodiek.
With mosquito counts still high, the city of Mitchell is planning another round of spraying tonight.
The city plans to spray the entire city, beginning at about 9 p.m. and ending around 2 a.m. or 3 a.m., weather permitting. Calm, dry conditions are needed for the spray, which kills mosquitoes on contact.
PIERRE - Summer is a time for fun and relaxation. It’s also a period when bats and people may clash, usually to the detriment of bats.
At a time when we’re aggravated by mosquitoes and concerned about the diseases they carry, bats should be our heroes.
Millions of mosquito eggs laid across southern Texas after Hurricane Ike hit the coast last summer are waiting for the little bit of rain and hot summer days they need to hatch. That’s got the man whose job it is to fight the bugs worried — he’s already running out of money.
PIERRE – A Hughes County resident in the 30 to 39 age group is South Dakota’s first West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year, the Department of Health reported today.
, June 04, 2009
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