The first human case of the West Nile virus for the year in New York City was confirmed Sunday, officials said.
The virus is transferred to humans through mosquitoes that have also fed on birds infected with West Nile.
Thanks to a mosquito testing positive for West Nile virus, for the time being there will be no more overnight camping at a county park on Long Island.
Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus have been found within the New York City limits for the first time this season, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Rockland County officials have found the first group of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus this year.
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The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday confirmed the city’s first human cases of the West Nile virus this season.
A mosquito batch collected in New Rochelle has tested positive for West Nile Virus for the first time this year, according to the Westchester County health department.
A new threat of mosquitoes carrying a new, dangerous virus has doctors on high alert.
Officials in Connecticut are warning residents after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus in East Haven.
Chikungunya virus is not usually deadly. Symptoms include fever and joint pain, as well as muscle aches, headaches, joint swelling and rash.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has detected the West Nile virus in mosquitoes within the five boroughs for the first time this season.
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.