NEWS: Mosquitoes, ticks and other insects will be plentiful this season, experts say

23rd April 2012

wapo mosquito

One expert quoted by the Washington Post says: "Nymphal-stage ticks carry a range of pathogens, and they are like little stealth bombers ready to deliver their payloads of disease."

From the Washington Post:

By , Monday, April 23, 1:26 PM

Itchy yet? It’s merely a matter of time: Experts are predicting a major, prolonged onslaught of mosquitoes, ticks and other pesky insects in the Washington region this spring and summer. Of course, these reports immediately caused me to start scratching — and worrying about the health risks associated with bug bites.

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