Mosquitoes Still a Health RiskDr. Jim Fredericks
Friday, October 11, 2013
Although in some areas of the country it is time to bring out
boots and a jacket, some summer pests may still be lingering. Mosquito
populations have not completely died off yet, and they won’t
first frosts of the winter.
Even in early fall, there is a risk that mosquitoes transfer West Nile virus or EEE
to humans. If you are spending time outdoors camping or doing other
fall activities, be sure to wear insect repellent with DEET.