Eastern Equine Encephalitis: The Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness You Should Be Wary Of
The mystery surrounding mosquitoes remains worth looking into. These tiny insects hold the “deadliest animal in the world” title. They are responsible for the death of over 700,000 people annually. Mosquitoes are the classic example of “Looks can be deceiving”. […]Read More
Can A Mosquito Smell You?
Some of our favorite foods appeal to us because of the smell. Cooked bacon can send our taste buds into overdrive, or a waft of garlic can cause our saliva glands to go crazy. Smell is powerful and it can […]Read More
Repel The Pests With Perfume
For you ladies out there that love a nice fragrance, you might want to check out ‘Bombshell’ by Victoria’s Secret. It’s known for its floral and fruity notes which are pleasant to our sense of smell. However, it’s not so […]Read More
The Fight Against Mosquitoes Starts At Home
Let’s face it, there’s never a ‘good’ year when it comes to mosquitoes. However, this year, health officials have warned that it could be particularly bad. During the last few months many parts of the United States have suffered from […]Read More
Mosquito Bites And What To Do With Them
The result of a mosquito bite can be extremely irritating. But that’s the least of your worries because mosquitoes not only leave you with an unbearable itch, they can also pass on diseases. Some of which are deadly. So how […]Read More
The List of Mosquito-Borne Disease Continues To Grow
When you think of mosquito-borne disease, do you think of Malaria, Zika and West Nile virus? You would be forgiven if they are the only ones you can name. However, there are so many more to add to the list. […]Read More
A Mosquito Can Still Transmit Disease At Christmas
Merry ‘Mosquito Free’ Christmas from all of us here at Backyard Bug Patrol!
We hope that you are enjoying the festivities, spending time with loved ones, exchanging gifts and enjoying some time at home around the Christmas tree.
We just wanted to […]
Do Mosquitoes Like You More?
Ever wondered why you get bitten more often by mosquitoes than someone else? Do you feel the misery of the itch more than most? It could be that you are just simply more attractive to mosquitoes than your nearest and […]Read More
A Reminder of the Dangers of Mosquito Borne Disease
Sometimes we need to be shaken up with a very big reminder that the danger of mosquito borne diseases are very real! This sad news article about the death of a man in Tarrant County, TX is a sobering reminder […]Read More