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West Nile virus

A mosquito is seen in Martinez, CA - Apr 9, 2009 (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Gov. Dan Malloy’s Plan B Budget Would Cut West Nile Mosquito Testing In Connecticut

Summer is just over a month away and something to help keep us safe from mosquito-borne illness could be nixed.



Conn. Stops West Nile Testing For Winter

Connecticut’s public health commissioner says researchers have stopped testing for the West Nile virus for the season.


Brookhaven Resident Dies From West Nile Virus

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — The West Nile virus has claimed its first victim this year in Suffolk County. The Suffolk County Department of Health Services says Thursday that a Brookhaven resident, who had an underlying […]


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NJ Reports 1st West Nile Death Of 2010

State health officials are reporting New Jersey’s first death this year of a patient who tested positive for the West Nile virus.


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Nassau County Has Second West Nile Death

NORTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – West Nile virus has claimed its second victim this year in Nassau County.     The County Health Department said Friday a North Hempstead resident over the age of 85 has […]


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 […]


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Nassau County Has Its 1st West Nile Death

NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) – Nassau County is reporting its first death blamed on the West Nile Virus. The county health department says the victim was a North Hempstead resident over the age of 80. […]


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15 Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Nassau County

Health officials are urging residents to continue taking preventive measures to remove standing water from around their homes to prevent the breeding of new mosquitoes.


Cases of West Nile continue to turn up on Long Island.

Doctors Confirm More West Nile Cases On L.I.

Two new cases of West Nile were confirmed on Long Island.


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Mosquito Spraying Continues On Long Island

NEW YORK (1010 WINS ) – Mosquito spraying will continue Thursday on Long Island to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. In Suffolk County, ground spraying is scheduled from 8:00 p.m. through 11 p.m. in […]


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Nassau County To Spray For Mosquitos

Long Island’s Nassau County will conduct aerial spraying for the first time since 2008 in an effort to control West Nile-carrying mosquitoes.


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L.I. Declares Public Health Threat On West Nile Fears

A public health threat has been declared in Nassau County after record numbers of mosquito sites are testing positive for the West Nile Virus on Long Island.

CBS 2–08/06/2010

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Mosquito Population Booming In NYC

New York City has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus. CBS 2′s Dave Carlin reports there’s a growing number of mosquitoes testing positive for the virus and the city has a plan to deal with the problem.

CBS 2–08/05/2010


N.Y. Has 1st Human West Nile Case This Year

NEW YORK (AP) ― Health officials say a 66-year-old Long Island resident has the first confirmed case of West Nile virus in New York state this year.