Long Island Officials Ask For Federal Help In Battling Dengue-Carrying MosquitoElected officials and health experts on Long Island are calling for the federal government's help in fighting a breed of mosquito known for carrying the potentially deadly dengue fever virus.
New Jersey Under Attack From Asian Tiger MosquitoNew Jersey is under attack – not by annoying but harmless cicadas, but by a truly nasty creature that will buzzes and bites with fury.
Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Out For Blood During The DayWith all the recent rain, North Jersey is a perfect breeding ground. And experts said the Asian tiger doesn't need much space.
Warm Weather Brings Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes To Rockland, Westchester CountiesIt's tricky business trying to tame a tiger -- the Asian tiger mosquito, that is. The daytime biting, disease-carrying vector first turned up in Rockland County last summer, and it's feared that the mild winter spared many eggs.
Buzz Off! Rainy Summer Causes Mosquito Population ExplosionSome of us feel eaten alive in a bloom of mosquitoes this summer and health experts say all the rain has created a perfect breeding environment.
Mosquito Population Booming In NYCNew York City has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus. CBS 2's Dave Carlin reports there's a growing number of mosquitoes testing positive for the virus and the city has a plan to deal with the problem.