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Mosquito chemicals in Horry County are running out

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - It's the end of July and we still have a few months to deal with pesky mosquito bites, but it could get worse since the chemicals Horry County uses to control the insects is running low.Full story

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The extra-large insects, up to 20 times the size of a normal mosquito, have been seen near Orlando, and experts warn more could be on their way this summer. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports.

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West Nile cases in the U.S. continue to climb, jumping 25 percent in a week, with 1,993 cases nationwide and 87 deaths in the country’s worst outbreak for this time of year since the virus was detected here in 1999. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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