NYC Health Department Confirms Season's First Human West Nile CaseHealth officials said Monday that the patient is a Brooklyn man who was diagnosed with encephalitis. He is over age 40 and has underlying medical conditions.
4 Factors That Will Make You More Of A 'Mosquito Magnet'Turns out, there are four different types of people that are more likely to be a mosquito magnet than others.
Season's First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten IslandThe 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.
Officials Advise Precautions After New York City West Nile DiscoveryThe 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.
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?
Health Officials Find West Nile In Mosquitos On Staten IslandMosquitos collected in the Eltingville Section of Staten Island are the first in the city to be found carrying the West Nile virus this season.
Queens, L.I. To Spray For Mosquitos Tuesday NightMosquito spraying was scheduled for parts of New York Tuesday night to reduce the threat of the West Nile virus.
West Nile Returns To The Big AppleThree more cases of West Nile were confirmed in the New York area.