West Nile virus
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.
Rockland County officials have found the first group of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus this year.
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.
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.
Suffolk County has announced its first human case of West Nile Virus this 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.
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.
NJ Health Officials: 20 Residents Test Positive For Chikungunya Virus; West Nile Found In Mosquitoes
New Jersey health officials are urging residents to protect themselves from mosquito-borne illnesses this summer.
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.
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.
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.
A Poughkeepsie high school senior died suddenly, after he was bitten by a tick and contracted a severe virus.