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This Summer Bites for Massachusetts Residents

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Officials in Massachusetts have begun aerial fumigation of the Southestern part of the state with the pesticide Anvil. The enemy: mosquitos capable of carrying Eastern equine encephalitis, of which two cases have been reported in Massachusetts this year. [Boston Globe]

In Boston, many residents are dealing with rising bedbug (Cimex lectularius) infestations. [Boston Globe]

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