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Season’s First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten Island

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.

07/14/2014

Mosquitoes

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

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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

Mosquito on a person's hand. (credit: Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Health Officials Find West Nile In Mosquitos On Staten Island

Mosquitos collected in the Eltingville Section of Staten Island are the first in the city to be found carrying the West Nile virus this season.

07/08/2011

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

Queens, L.I. To Spray For Mosquitos Tuesday Night

Mosquito spraying was scheduled for parts of New York Tuesday night to reduce the threat of the West Nile virus.

CBS 2–08/10/2010

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

West Nile Returns To The Big Apple

Three more cases of West Nile were confirmed in the New York area.

CBS 2–08/07/2010