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Mosquitoes

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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NYC Takes Aim At Mosquito Larva With Insecticide Drops

The city is scheduled to drop nonchemical larvicide by helicopter to marsh and nonresidential areas of Staten Island, the Bronx and Queens, Miller reported.

06/15/2014

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Seen At 11: Warmer Weather May Mean Dangerous Bug Bites

Warm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.

04/18/2014

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West Nile Mosquitoes Found At Heckscher State Park On L.I.

If you’re planning to go to Heckscher State Park on Long Island, you are advised to put on your bug spray.

08/17/2013

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Mosquito Danger Higher Than Usual In Connecticut This Year

Experts warned this weekend that the hot weather in recent weeks could mean a greater insect problem this year in Connecticut.

08/03/2013

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NYC Health Department To Spray For Mosquitoes In Queens

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.

07/24/2013

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Officials Advise Precautions After New York City West Nile Discovery

The first cases of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus were reported in New York City this week, and officials have been reminding people to take precautions.

07/09/2013

FILE - Mosquitos are seen inside a trap. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Nile Virus Found In New York City Mosquitoes

The West Nile virus has hit New York City for the first time this year, according to the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

07/08/2013

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Keeping Mosquitoes At Bay: Which Bug Spray Is Best For Your Family?

With so many kinds of repellants out there, it can be tough to know which is the right kind for you and your family. A study found details on which bug spray is best to stop the bite, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reports.

07/08/2013

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Seen At 11: Which Mosquito Repellants Actually Work?

If you have been enjoying some time outside this summer, you probably have noticed the mosquitoes are out in force. There are countless repellants out there on the market, and many question whether they actually work.

07/03/2013

The Asian tiger mosquito is known to carry dengue virus. (file/credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Under Attack From Asian Tiger Mosquito

New Jersey is under attack – not by annoying but harmless cicadas, but by a truly nasty creature that will buzzes and bites with fury.

06/24/2013

Mosquito (credit: CBS 2)

Will More Mosquitoes Mean More West Nile Virus This Year?

Between Superstorm Sandy and a very rainy June, it is shaping up to be an epic season for mosquitoes. But will that mean a lot more of the potentially deadly West Nile virus?

06/17/2013

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Mosquitoes, Ticks Invading Post-Sandy Long Island

It may be time to brace for an uptick in blood-sucking ticks and mosquitoes this season, and some experts on Long Island have blamed the expected surge on Superstorm Sandy.

05/29/2013

Cicadas (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cicadas Return To New Jersey After 17 Years Just In Time For Memorial Day

They’ve been spotted in Tenafly, Wayne, Colonia, Fanwood, Mendham, and Montclair.

05/23/2013

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