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Mosquitoes have swarmed a North Carolina county in the days since Hurricane Dorian brought heavy rainfall to the area.
The number of U.S. deaths and illnesses from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year, health officials report. Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people in six states, and five people have died. The infection is only being seen in certain counties within a small number of states.
If you've noticed more mosquitoes nipping at your ankles, you're not alone. After weeks of unseasonably dry conditions, wet weather is making a comeback and so are those pesky blood-suckers!
The female mosquito is the one that bites - and she's looking to get some of your blood so she can digest it and convert it into the energy she needs to make her eggs.
Pender County Health and Human Services, department of Environmental Health, is actively spraying for mosquitos following Hurricane Florence.
Aerial spraying for mosquitoes in Brunswick County is set to begin Monday evening.
Aerial spraying for mosquitoes in Brunswick County will begin Monday, weather-permitting, to assist with mosquito populations following Hurricane Florence and the storm-related flooding.
Feel like you're being eaten alive every time you step outside since Hurricane Florence? Help is on the way.
Brunswick County is asking the federal government for help dealing with the mosquito problem in the wake of Hurricane Florence.