Flooding Produces Another Problem, More Mosquitoes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) —wet spring and dangerous flooding have created a nasty byproduct — more mosquitoes.

The Illinois Department of Public Health said Monday that the flooding has made conditions ripe for floodwater mosquitoes. They’re also known as nuisance mosquitoes and don’t carry disease like other types.

Dr. Ngozi Ezike is director of public health. She says it’s always important to be protected…

Original published: 2019-06-18 10:46:20 Read the full Chicago News here


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