Tag: mosquitoes

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who submitted a proposal to place a giant mosquito on the new state flag, a design that went viral on social media, said he created it as a…

Cleanup efforts after a May 22 tornado in Carl Junction, Mo., are being hampered by swarms of mosquitoes, volunteers say.  In addition to damage from the EF-3 winds, the area has been inundated with rain.…

It didn’t take long for volunteers working in Carl Junction to notice the mosquitoes. Bug repellent quickly became a standard-issue supply. “We noticed them getting worse after the tornado, as people cut down trees,” said…