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2013-08-16 16:22:22

Pennsylvanians Reminded to Take Steps to Avoid Infection HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's first probable human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in 2013 have been detected. A Montgomery County man was hospitalized due to WNV. A York County man has also tested positive for the infection, but was not hospitalized. The departments of Health and Environmental Protection strongly urge residents to minimize their exposure to mosquitoes. "Our first...

2013-05-30 16:21:44

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection today reported the season's first two detections of West Nile virus-carrying mosquitos since surveillance began in early May. The infected mosquitos were collected May 22 in Harborcreek Township, Erie County and May 23 in Straban Township, Adams County. Typically, the state's first positive sample of West Nile virus (WNV) carrying mosquitos is found in mid-June. "This early...

2013-01-15 23:02:13

Depending on the size of your jetted hot tub, it can have 20 to 40 feet or more of plumbing, and when water sits stagnant in these lines, it can house all kinds of harmful bacteria and biofilm. Pool Services Technologies Inc. offers a unique partnership and is now offering Oh Yuk! San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Jetted hot tubs are definitely a luxury, and can be used for relaxation and/or therapeutic reasons. They are great on cold days or when relaxation is on the mind, but what...

2012-08-17 06:20:43

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Given the number of Wile Nile virus (WNv) cases, including 26 deaths, it is important to focus attention on mosquito management methods that are the most effective and do not introduce additional short- and long-term public health hazards with the use of toxic pesticides, public health advocates say. It is understandable that local, state, and federal officials want to act decisively, but that does not mean that the widespread use of...

2012-08-14 10:21:21

Public urged to take steps to avoid infection, prevent mosquito breeding HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three additional human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been identified in Pennsylvania, the state departments of Health and Environmental Protection reported today. Two of the illnesses are in Delaware County men; the third involves a woman in Centre County. All were hospitalized with meningitis and are recovering. This brings to five the total...

2012-08-06 10:24:10

Pennsylvanians reminded to take steps to avoid infection HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's first human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) of 2012 have been detected. A Franklin County woman is now recovering after being hospitalized with meningitis due to WNV. A Lancaster County woman is also recovering after contracting West Nile fever, the milder form of WNV. Due to an unprecedented level of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus, the Department of...

2012-05-10 10:23:41

Public Urged to Take Steps to Reduce Risk of Disease HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania today reported the earliest detection of a West Nile virus-carrying mosquito since testing began in 2000. The infected mosquito was found May 3 in Exeter Township, Berks County, the departments of Environmental Protection and Health announced today. "The unseasonably warm weather in March caused the virus cycle to begin early this year," DEP Secretary Mike...

2011-10-06 15:42:00

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Friday, Oct. 7, in portions of Richland Township and Quakertown Borough, Bucks County, to control adult mosquito populations. As a result of recent flooding, high populations of adult mosquitoes capable of transmitting the West Nile virus have been detected near these areas of the county. The treatments will be administered with truck-mounted equipment...

2011-10-04 12:30:00

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the West Bristol section of Bristol Township, Bucks County, to control adult mosquito populations. As a result of recent flooding, high populations of adult mosquitoes capable of transmitting the West Nile virus have been detected near this area of the county. The treatments will be administered with truck-mounted equipment to...

2011-09-27 09:50:00

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 28, in portions of Concord and Chadds Ford townships, Delaware County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 29. High populations of adult mosquitoes capable of transmitting the West Nile virus have been detected near these areas of the county. The treatments...


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2007-03-26 13:10:26

The Northern snakehead (Channa argus) is a fish native to China, Russia, and Korea. In the United States, the fish is considered to be a highly invasive species. The distinguishing features of the northern snakehead are a long dorsal fin, small head, large mouth, big teeth, length up to 40 in (1.0 m), and weight up to 15 lb (7 kg). The northern snakehead is a freshwater species and cannot tolerate salinity in excess of ten parts per thousand (Courtenay and Williams 2004). The fish's...

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2005-09-12 09:50:15

Aedes albopictus (Family Culicidae), the Asian Tiger Mosquito or Forest Day Mosquito, is characterized by its black and white striped legs and small, black and white body. It was native to south-east Asia, and occupied a habitat that spread from Madagascar eastward to New Guinea, and north to the latitude of Korea. The typical member of the Aedes albopictus has a length of about 5 mm. As with other members of the mosquito family, the female is outfitted with an elongated proboscis that she...

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