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Bed bugs are wingless, red-brown, blood sucking insects. They’re oval shaped and live four months to one year. They can survive for long periods without a blood meal. Their eggs are whitish, pear-shaped, and approximately the size of a pinhead.
|Blue-Green Algae Bloom||
Blue-green algae are microscopic bacteria that occur naturally in fresh water lakes. In warm weather, with the right nutrients and low wind, they can form a large mass called a bloom. Residents and visitors are urged to take a cautious approach, monitor the situation, and protect themselves from potential health risks.
Botulism is a serious form of food poisoning that can cause death and paralysis.
Brucellosis is a bacterial disease that occurs most often in people who work with livestock or in slaughterhouses, or who consume unpasteurized dairy products.