Mosquitoes are out in force. We’re at the height of mosquito season and these pests are really making themselves known! With the rise of reported cases of West Nile virus in Virginia, a local Fairfax resident and employee of the […]Read More
Virginia is a hot spot for ticks! There are many varieties of these disease spreading critters and most of them have set up camp in Virginia, which means there’s a higher risk of infections, such as Lyme disease. The lone […]Read More
Health officials are concerned by the increasing number of Lyme disease cases in Loudon County, VA. Lyme disease is a debilitating disease that is transmitted by infected ticks. However, a particular strain has been hard to detect, which means there […]Read More
Watch out! Watch out! There’s a new tick about!
Yes, that’s right! As if there weren’t already enough of these pesky critters making our lives a misery, there’s another species of tick to add to the list. The East Asian or […]
New Tick Species
A new tick species is spreading a potentially harmful disease across the United States. The Asian longhorned tick was discovered last year in New Jersey, but as expected, this little critter is making headway across parts of Arkansas, Connecticut, Maryland, […]