Pest control personnel in New York and Boston have deployed a new weapon in the war against urban rats: dry ice.
On Aug. 17, crews from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene sprayed for mosquitoes in Manhattan and Queens.
On August 16, New York City Council Member Corey Johnson hosted his second annual Rat Academy at the LGBT Community Center in Manhattan.
A scientist from the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont believes she may have discovered an all-natural pesticide strong enough to bring down the bothersome Swede midge.
The Food and Drug Administration has given British insect control firm Oxitec permission to field test its Zika-fighting genetically modified mosquito.
Public health officials in Rockland County, New York have discovered mosquitos infected with the West Nile virus.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced plans for an aggressive, countrywide pest control initiative.
Public health officials in New Jersey believe a public awareness campaign centered on rabies has resulted in an increase in reported cases.
A library in South Orange, New Jersey shut down last month due to a bedbug infestation.