June 10, 2019 - 7:53 am
Kansas health officials say every county in the state is at moderate risk of West Nile virus infections. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Friday no human cases have been reported as of May 25. The virus can cause fever and other symptoms. About one out of 150 infected people...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:47 am
Mosquitoes are challenging volunteers helping in recovery and cleanup efforts after a tornado outbreak slammed southwest Missouri. The Joplin Globe reports that state health officials have warned about mosquitoes after heavy rain in the region. The insects are a nuisance and can carry disease...
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May 16, 2019 - 2:19 am
Recent flooding has created an increase in standing water, and now an environmentalist says we may soon see an increase in mosquitoes. KSN News spoke with Marc Murrell, Director of the Great Plains Nature Center, who says the best medicine, along with repellant, is to get ahead of the problem. "...
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