Our weekly round-up of news on mosquitoes that Houstonians care about:
One insect can spot you 150 feet away and actually zone in on you. Dr. Basset says wearing light colored clothing may help you avoid mosquitoes. (CBS)
North Texas begins the post-flood mosquito fight. (NBCDFW.com)
Resist the urge to itch! A dermatologist explains the best way to relieve an itchy mosquito bite (without scratching). (Yahoo.com)
Consumer Reports gave a thumbs down to citronella candles and wristbands to effectively ward-off mosquitoes. (USAToday.com)
AgriLife experts report West Nile virus infected mosquitoes starting to show up in traps. (Fox4Beaumont) “Floodwater mosquitoes are good fliers and can travel many miles from their breeding sites in temporary pools, roadsides and low lying areas.” YIKES!
Study predicts West Nile virus outbreak. (HCPLive.com)