Posted in August 2012

Mosquito Squad Featured on NewsTalk on Channel 8

Mosquito Squad Featured on NewsTalk on Channel 8

With the influx of West Nile cases this year, West Nile Virus has recently become a hot topic in the news. This morning our own Mosquito Squad of Howard & Montgomery County owner, John Barrett, had the opportunity to share mosquito control tips on NewsTalk on News Channel 8, plus discuss local concern over the … Continue reading

World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day

August 20th is World Mosquito Day. This annual observance honors the discovery that Sir Ronald Ross made 115 years ago on this date, linking the transmission of Malaria via female mosquitoes. Ross was a British doctor working in India who was awarded a Nobel prize for medicine in 1902 for his breakthrough. His discovery laid the … Continue reading

2012 First Human Case of West Nile Virus in MD

2012 First Human Case of West Nile Virus in MD

Image courtesy of CINewsOnline According to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the first 2012 human case of West Nile Virus for the state of Maryland has been discovered. BALTIMORE, MD (August 10, 2012) – The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) today announced that an adult in Central Maryland is the … Continue reading