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West Nile Virus Scare Forces Suffolk County To Restrict Camping In 1 Park

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.

07/31/2015

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Season’s First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten 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.

06/30/2015

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Rockland County Reports First West Nile Mosquitoes Of Season

Rockland County officials have found the first group of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus this year.

06/26/2015

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Rainy Weather Means More Mosquitoes Taking A Bite Out Of Your Weekend Plans

Things are already bad if you’re standing by standing water, but over the weekend, mosquitoes may take a big bite out of your plans.

06/17/2015

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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Mosquitoes That Breed Year-Round Infuriate Residents On Upper West Side

When was the last time you suffered a mosquito bite? If your answer is recently, you likely live on a block of the Upper West Side where a year-round sewer species just won’t die.

12/16/2014

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New York City Reports First Human West Nile Cases Of The Year

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.

09/08/2014

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New Jersey Reports Year’s First Human West Nile Case For State

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.

08/08/2014

Cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus have been confirmed in 15 states. (Credit: CBS 2)

Doctors In U.S. On High Alert For Chikungunya Virus

A new threat of mosquitoes carrying a new, dangerous virus has doctors on high alert.

08/06/2014

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Conn. Officials Say Mosquitoes In East Haven Test Positive For West Nile

Officials in Connecticut are warning residents after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus in East Haven.

07/23/2014

Cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus have been confirmed in 15 states. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: First US-Contracted Chikungunya Cases Confirmed

Chikungunya virus is not usually deadly. Symptoms include fever and joint pain, as well as muscle aches, headaches, joint swelling and rash.

07/18/2014

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Season’s First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten Island

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.

07/14/2014

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

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City To Begin Spraying For West Nile Mosquitoes On Wednesday Morning

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will begin spraying for mosquitoes in several areas Wednesday morning, in an effort to keep the West Nile virus from spreading.

06/17/2014

Cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus have been confirmed in 15 states. (Credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Officials Keep Close Eye On ‘Miserable’ Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

First there was West Nile virus. Now health experts are warning about another virus carried by mosquitoes.

06/16/2014

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