A new mosquito could be released into the wild in the next few months. A British biotech company called Oxitec has been granted permission to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida and Texas.
The Louisiana Department of Health is putting out an urgent message to Louisianians to protect ourselves against West Nile Virus. Currently, Louisiana has the highest reported amount of West Nile cases in the country.
Spring and Summer are right around the corner in south Louisiana and you know what that means, mosquito season. You don't need me to tell you how mosquitoes in this neck of the woods can be very aggressive. You can spray the yard, your body, your clothes and still, they find you and bite. Relief may be something extremely simple an doesn't involve sprays, special clothing or scented candles.