mosquitoes

HGTV's "Fixer Upper" star Chip Gaines (pictured with his wife Joanna) is facing a $1 million fraud lawsuit, for allegedly manipulating  his former real estate partners. (Courtesy HGTV)

Scoop: Gaines’ ex-friends stand by ‘Fixer Upper’ fraud claim

John Lewis and Richard Clark, the plaintiffs in the $1 million fraud…

 

In this May 5 photo, students listen as Manhattan High School science teacher Noah Busch demonstrates how to properly label mosquito traps while in class in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Josh Replogle)

Citizen-scientists: Uncle Sam wants you to fight Zika!

MIAMI — The mosquitoes that can spread Zika are already buzzing among…

 

A municipal health worker draws blood from 3-month-old Shayde Henrique, who was born with microcephaly, in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Some experts contend Brazil is exaggerating Zika crisis

RIO DE JANEIRO — Often drowned out by the dire warnings and…

 

Florida, vulnerable to Zika virus, gets ready for fight

MIAMI — Florida's warm climate, year-round mosquitoes and revolving door of international…

An employee of Alpine Helicopter Service Inc. loads pesticide into the helicopter during one of its landings at Mori Point in Pacifica. Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner

San Mateo County fights West Nile virus with pesticides

Peninsula residents might notice low-flying helicopters executing tight maneuvers over parts of…

An employee of Alpine Helicopter Service Inc. loads pesticide into the helicopter during one of its landings at Mori Point in Pacifica. Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner