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Parts Of Upper West Side To Be Sprayed For West Nile Virus

Parts of Manhattan will be sprayed on Friday to combat the spread of West Nile Virus. The city’s health commissioner said it’s expected that there will be a big jump in the number of people infected with West Nile coming in the next few weeks.

08/29/2012

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Conn. Medical Expert Warns Human West Nile Cases Likely

At least 40 towns and cities in Connecticut already have mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

08/16/2012

Parks across Long Island have been closed because of mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile Virus. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island On Alert After High Number Of Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

Long Island is on alert after reports that historically high numbers of mosquitoes are testing positive for the dangerous and deadly West Nile Virus.

07/27/2012

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Connecticut State Entomologist Sounds West Nile Warning

Dr. Theodore Andreadis said the virus has been detected in mosquitoes trapped in 13 towns in lower Fairfield County.

07/26/2012

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West Nile Virus Forces Partial Closure Of Smithtown Park

Blydenburgh Park is being closed at night, which is when the bugs are most active, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

07/24/2012

Mosquito Pamphlet (Credit: CBS 2)

Upper West Side Residents Demand City Take Action Against Sewer-Bred Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are breeding in sewers along West 84th Street, entering apartments through cracks in basements, sidewalks and roadways.

05/18/2012

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Upper West Side Residents Getting City’s Attention As Mosquitoes Plague Neighborhood

CBS 2 was the first to report on the invasion of sewer-bred mosquitoes last year, and they are back with a vengeance. But bite-weary residents are now finally getting the city’s full attention.

05/11/2012

Upper West Side mosquitoes

Exclusive: Rare Upper West Side Sewer Mosquitoes Only Feed In Darkness

The blood-suckers are thriving year-round as they breed in New York City’s sewer system and then invade people’s homes. What is the mosquito mystery? Why is this happening now?

11/04/2011

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Exclusive: Upper West Side Mosquito Mystery

An insect invasion is terrorizing New York City homeowners, making life miserable, even dangerous, for many families. Parents have been forced to take extreme measures to protect their children and their homes.

11/03/2011

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Health Officials Worried About Mosquitoes In Flooded Communities

With confirmed cases of West Nile virus around the Tri-State area, health officials are concerned about the large amounts of standing water and flooding left by hurricane-turned-tropical storm Irene.

09/01/2011

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Chatham Borough Gearing Up For Upcoming Mosquito Season

April showers bring May flowers. Unfortunately, they also bring some dreaded pests too — mosquitoes.

04/27/2011

2 Connecticut Residents Diagnosed With West Nile Virus

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut health officials say two people who were hospitalized for encephalitis have now been diagnosed with West Nile Virus. The Department of Public Health on Friday identified the people as Bridgeport […]

09/03/2010

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