Mosquitoes

Mosquito
nechaev-kon
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 22, 2019 - 3:37 pm
The U.S. is seeing an increase in reported cases of eastern equine encephalitis, and officials in Connecticut are warning residents to take precautions after the rare and potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease killed a resident of the state last week.
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Mosquito testing
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Associated Press
September 16, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Connecticut health officials say laboratory testing has confirmed the state's first human case of eastern equine encephalitis this season.
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Mosquito
nechaev-kon
August 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A sample tested in Manorville, Long Island found a mosquito was carrying the triple E virus, or the Eastern equine encephalitis virus. Suffolk County health officials said Thursday that they are asking New York State to "confirm a declaration of an Imminent Threat to Public...
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Mosquito
nechaev-kon
July 24, 2019 - 4:09 pm
Mosquitos carrying the West Nile virus have been detected in New York City for the first time this season, according to the Health Department.
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Mosquito
Dreamstime
August 06, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Crews will be spraying for mosquitoes in parts of Brooklyn this coming Wednesday night to prevent West Nile virus.
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Mosquito
Dreamstime
August 05, 2018 - 12:46 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut epidemiologists say the state is seeing an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has so far found virus-infected mosquitoes in 19 municipalities this year. No cases have...
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Mosquito
Dreamstime
July 14, 2018 - 5:48 pm
Mosquitos captured in Suffolk County have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
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