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Health officials warn about mosquito born diseases

July 13, 2014
Using a mosquito repellent is a good idea this summer.

By Ed Harris Editor Local health officials are asking residents to remain vigilant about mosquitoes, citing their ability to spread disease. There are over 2,500 species of mosquitoes worldwide, with 49 species calling Connecticut home. Not every species of mosquitoes bite, and when they do, it is only the females. Less than half of the…

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