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Battle against West Nile: Fight back with bug spray, fans

It's a war out there - a battle against the mosquitoes carrying the dreaded West Nile virus.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 06:36am EDT

Tags: West Nile virus, infection, prevention, entomology

When ticks attack! Tips for avoiding Lyme disease

Have no fear. WTOP spoke with Mike Raupp, an entomologist at the University of Maryland, who has tips for keeping clear of ticks and the Lyme disease they often carry.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: ticks, lyme disease, University of Maryland

Warm winter points to buggy summer

The unusually warm start to spring could allow bugs with multiple generations -- like stink bugs, aphids and spider mites -- to get a head start and complete more generations than normal, leading to an overall larger population.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: stink bugs, bugs

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Stink bugs invade Washington

Stink bugs are starting to invade the nation's capital -- and much of the country -- crawling out of their winter hiding places and getting on the nerves of exasperated homeowners.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 04:09am EDT

Tags: stink bugs, University of Maryland

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