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    Recent rain could mean mosquito increase

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - With recent rain moving across the state, the mosquito population could increase.

    Standing water could give them a chance to breed, making the risk of West Nile virus that much greater.

    Keith Robinson with Legacy Pest Control in Maumelle joined us in the THV Weather Garden to point out some problem areas we may have, and what steps you can take at home.

    To learn about reducing your risk of becoming infected with West Nile virus: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/qa/prevention.htm

    What you should know about mosquito repellent:
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/mosquitorepellent.htm

    West Nile virus human infections up-to-date:
    http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/epidemiology/Environmental/Pages/WestNileVirusSurveillance.aspx

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