It’s That Time of Year to Freak Out About West Nile Virus

The a female mosquito begins to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida.
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For the first time this season, the city Health Department has detected the West Nile virus in mosquitoes around Flushing, Queens and Huguenot Beach, Staten Island. Humans have been spared, so far ...