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Bellerose residents demand mosquito help after years with no West Nile spraying
Bellerose residents demand mosquito help after years with no West Nile spraying
Northeast Melissa Chan 7/29/2013 at 1:33PM

Bellerose residents say they live in a forgotten land when it comes to the city’s efforts to eliminate mosquitoes. “You can’t go outside. You can’t make it from your car to your front door,” said Maria Donza. The bloodsuckers are keeping residents on house arrest and even alert indoors, said Donza, who added she sits [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 11:14AM

On Thursday, September 13 there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the 1,993 cases of the disease that have been reported so far this year is the highest number [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens today
West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/06/2012 at 10:16AM

Today there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Two people in the borough have already contracted the disease as well as four others in New York City. The spraying will take place from 8 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens today
More West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Billy Rennison 8/27/2012 at 3:33PM

Queens will receive another round of West Nile spraying after news last week of two New Yorkers succumbing to the disease. Officials confirmed two deaths — one each in Nassau and Onondaga — stemming from West Nile last week. Parts of six Queens neighborhoods will be sprayed beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28 [...]