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Mosquito Control out in full force in Harrison County

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Mosquito Control out in full force in Harrison County

Mosquito Control out in full force in Harrison County

These pesky summer bugs are out in full force and they’re sure to get under your skin as temperatures stay high and rain continues to fall.

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Summer bugs are out- in full force, and they're sure- to get under your skin as - temperatures stay high, and - rain continues to fall.

- this week, the mississippi- department of health- confirmed two new human cases o- west nile virus, bringing - the state's total this year to- five.

- while none of those cases have- been reported in our immediate- area, harrison county mosquito- control continues to- collect live samples every day- for testing, and fog 3 nights - a week to keep activity low.- even though we're nearing the - end of summer,- mosquito control director, gene- fayard says it's- still likely to see a case in - harrison county this year.- - "it's a little early in the - season.

Last year we- had 4 human cases; 2 in august,- 1 in september, and 1 in- october.

So the threat- is still there."- - - - so fayard says we should stay - cautious and do our part in - keeping ourselves safe from - mosquito-borne- illnesses...by removing any - standing water around your- house, including children's toy- and even bottle caps.

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