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.
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.
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.
First there was West Nile virus. Now health experts are warning about another virus carried by mosquitoes.
The city is scheduled to drop nonchemical larvicide by helicopter to marsh and nonresidential areas of Staten Island, the Bronx and Queens, Miller reported.
Warm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.
If you’re planning to go to Heckscher State Park on Long Island, you are advised to put on your bug spray.
Experts warned this weekend that the hot weather in recent weeks could mean a greater insect problem this year in Connecticut.
The pesticide trucks will be spraying between 8:30 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday in Bayside, Douglaston, Glen Oaks, Little Neck and Oakland Gardens.