Mosquito Season Could Get Longer And More Hazardous To Your Health — Especially In Miami

May 10, 2018

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As climate change brings higher temperatures to South Florida, it also increases the range and biting season for mosquitoes. Researchers believe these shifts could create public health risks as insect-borne diseases–notably from ticks and mosquitoes—become more widespread. South Florida’s warm and wet climate will make it particularly susceptible.

This article is published as part of the new The Invading Sea initiative from the editorial boards of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, and Palm Beach Post, along with WLRN Public Media.