With floodwaters brought on by Hurricane Florence still being a concern in the Carolinas, an increase in mosquito populations has been a major concern for residents. The establishment of new sources of standing water allows for dormant eggs to hatch as well as create new breeding areas for … Read more about Floodwaters Prompt Emergency Mosquito Treatment Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – A person in the Pee Dee has been identified as the first to be sick with the West Nile Virus in South Carolina this year, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC officials did not name the Pee Dee community where the person lives. Symptoms … Read more about South Carolina’s First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed
West Nile Virus (WNV) is a zoonotic disease originating in birds and transmitted to humans and other animals by mosquitoes. Recently, the virus was identified in a dead bird in Anderson County. It is common to find West Nile in birds, but the danger comes with mosquitoes. Ecology of West … Read more about West Nile Virus Confirmed in Bird from Anderson County
As we well know, mosquito season is here! Gregory has been going into overdrive to defend our residential customer’s homes. Last summer, there were several confirmed cases of West Nile virus found in South Carolina, and Gregory was called in to partner with the government to aid in the protection of … Read more about Mosquito Season is Upon Us!
Mosquitoes have run rampant this year! We've had to perform emergency Mosquito Services for the state of South Carolina several times this year due to the dangers mosquitoes have presented. One disease spread by mosquitoes is the Zika virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more about Zika Virus
West Nile Virus has become a very real issue in South Carolina. Under the state term contract, we have already responded to needs for emergency mosquito treatment in Anderson County, Union County and Rock Hill, but the virus has affected yet another person in Spartanburg. Our course of action was … Read more about Discovery of West Nile Virus Prompts Emergency Mosquito Treatment
West Nile Virus was discovered in Uganda in 1937, but came to the US in 1999. Some suspect it was an errant, infected bird who landed on our soil that brought the virus here, and others believe it was a stow away mosquito responsible for the travel of the disease to the US, but no one really knows … Read more about What You Need to Know About West Nile Virus
US Homeowners Need to be Aware. As new cases of Zika continue to pop up across the United States, it’s more essential than ever to take proper precautions to avoid contact with biting mosquito populations. Mosquitoes are vector pests and can transmit other harmful diseases such as West Nile virus … Read more about Mosquito Prevention and the Zika Virus