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WNYC News

Ebola, Chikungunya, the Plague, Oh My!

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Stories about diseases are flying around the media these days. But how worried should New Yorkers really be?

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WNYC News

West Nile Virus Plan Could Help Fight Chikungunya

Thursday, July 31, 2014

New York health officials say they're prepared to adapt plans designed to fight West Nile Virus if they must combat chikungunya.

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WNYC News

Fathead Minnows: Free to Good Westchester County Homes

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

If you live in Westchester and have a pond on your property, the county's Health Department has a present for you.

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The Takeaway

West Nile Cases in America at an All-Time High

Monday, September 10, 2012

Mosquitoes, generally a minor irritation, have become much more than that. Last week, infections and deaths attributable to the West Nile virus reached record levels at 1,993.

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WNYC News

Mosquito Spraying Slated for Manhattan

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

New York City health officials say ground spraying to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus will be done in parts of Manhattan.

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WNYC News

As West Nile Virus Spreads Across the US, Cases Hold Steady in Metro Area

Thursday, August 23, 2012

West Nile Virus is on the upswing elsewhere in the country, but in this region — where the disease was first discovered in North America — it remains relatively mild.

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