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Despite the Drought, Mosquitoes in Wilmington Mass Thrive

Dry hot conditions in Massachusetts this summer may have you longing for autumn to arrive. While a hot, dry spell can have some negatives effects, a major positive is a reduction in mosquito populations. This fact may leave you wondering…
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Triple-E (EEE) Deserves Triple Coverage from Mosquito Squad of Central Mass

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE),  commonly called “Triple E” is a dangerous arbovirus that is commonly passed from bird to mosquito to horse, and less frequently from bird to mosquito to human. As we reported before, there are many more human…
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Satisfaction guaranteed – even if it means catching, dismantling and identifying a mosquito from your Central Mass property

Mosquito control for your Central Mass home – Guaranteed! Recently I had the disappointing phone call from a customer who was getting less than satisfactory mosquito control results from our traditional barrier spray. While I never like getting these calls,…
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Standing Water Creates a Mosquito Farm in your Central Mass Back Yard. We can help but we need your help too.

While a part of the country is dealing with a serious drought it is hard to talk about water being a bad thing. When it comes to mosquitoes invading your yard and driving you indoors, fresh standing water is public…
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Mosquito Bites Itch And Sting But Can They Cause Death?

Almost everyone experiences itching after a mosquito bite.  The itch is a mild allergic reaction to the mosquito’s saliva causing our bodies to have a histamine response.  It’s usually just irritating.  Many homemade and over-the-counter medicines will reduce the itch…
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Other Infectious Mosquito Diseases of Central Mass

We’ve all heard about the Asian Tiger mosquito. It’s the aggressive day feeding mosquito with tiger like stripes. The Asian Tiger spreads West Nile Virus, Yellow Fever, and Dengue Fever among other diseases. This little bugger’s scientific name is Aedes…
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Why do mosquitoes want to have their backyard BBQ at the same time as us?

When you hang around outside from daytime into dusk, you know that dusk seems to be when the dinner bell sounds for not just humans. Dusk is the time we’re getting ready for grilling out and mosquitoes are getting ready…
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When It Comes To Mosquito Illnesses like Chikungunya – Prevention Is Key!

Since December 2013, a new mosquito-borne virus has emerged in our Hemisphere.  Formerly found in Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa; Chikungunya is spreading like wildfire in the Caribbean.  The number of reported cases went from 1 seven months…
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