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Brooklyn to Be Doused in Poison to Fight Mosquitopocalypse

The a female mosquito begins to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida.
Photo: FEMA/Getty Images

A confirmed case of West Nile virus on Long Island brings the count so far this year to five in New York state, sufficiently freaking everyone out. And so much of Brooklyn will be covered in pesticide, beginning tomorrow night, as a precautionary measure. We warned you.

Brooklyn Attemping to Fight Mosquitopocalypse