Asian Tiger mosquito

The Asian tiger mosquito is known to carry dengue virus. (File/Credit: Getty Images)

Long Island Officials Ask For Federal Help In Battling Dengue-Carrying Mosquito

Elected 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.

06/23/2014

The Asian tiger mosquito is known to carry dengue virus. (file/credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Under Attack From Asian Tiger Mosquito

New Jersey is under attack – not by annoying but harmless cicadas, but by a truly nasty creature that will buzzes and bites with fury.

06/24/2013

The Asian tiger mosquito is known to carry dengue virus. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Out For Blood During The Day

With all the recent rain, North Jersey is a perfect breeding ground. And experts said the Asian tiger doesn’t need much space.

06/23/2013

Asian Tiger mosquito (file)

Warm Weather Brings Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes To Rockland, Westchester Counties

It’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.

03/27/2012

Buzz Off! Rainy Summer Causes Mosquito Population Explosion

Some 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.

09/13/2011

Asian Tiger mosquito (file)

Mosquito Population Booming In NYC

New 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.

CBS 2–08/05/2010