Wet Start To Spring Sparks Zika Concerns Among New Jersey ResidentsThe summer is here and that means mosquitoes, but fears about the Zika virus could force some to change their outdoor plans.
North Hempstead Boy And Girl Scouts Team Up To Build Mosquito Fighting ‘Bat Boxes’To avoid what is known as the 'pesticide treadmill' the town is encouraging families to build their own bat houses.
New York State To Give Out Mosquito Trapping Kits To Prevent ZikaLocal and state authorities said Friday that there is a way to prevent mosquitoes, and possibly the Zika virus, from spreading.
Federal, Local Officials Address Spread Of Zika VirusHealth officials said the number of U.S. residents diagnosed with Zika infections in the past year has grown to 31, but said all of them are believed to have caught the infection while traveling abroad.
New York City Reports First Human West Nile Case For YearThe first human case of the West Nile virus for the year in New York City was confirmed Sunday, officials said.
Bellmawr Man Is New Jersey's First Confirmed West Nile Virus CaseThe virus is transferred to humans through mosquitoes that have also fed on birds infected with West Nile.
West Nile Virus Scare Forces Suffolk County To Restrict Camping In 1 ParkThanks 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.
Season's First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten IslandMosquitoes 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 Reports First West Nile Mosquitoes Of SeasonRockland County officials have found the first group of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus this year.
Rainy Weather Means More Mosquitoes Taking A Bite Out Of Your Weekend PlansThings are already bad if you're standing by standing water, but over the weekend, mosquitoes may take a big bite out of your plans.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer 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
Mosquitoes That Breed Year-Round Infuriate Residents On Upper West SideWhen 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.