Mosquito and Termite Control Board http://wwno.org en New Orleans Steps Up Mosquito Fight http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-steps-mosquito-fight <p>New Orleans officials say the city&#39;s Mosquito and Termite Control Board has detected higher numbers of mosquitoes in the city.</p><p>That includes the variety known as the Southern house mosquito, identified as a carrier of West Nile virus.</p><p>The city said Monday in a news release that the board has responded by using insecticides targeting mosquito larvae and adults. Also, adult mosquitoes are being treated by fog trucks and by airplane.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:28:47 +0000 The Associated Press 13470 at http://wwno.org