Tag: dengue fever

Mosquito-borne Chikungunya Virus Infects 3 Long Islanders

Officials are sounding the alarm about the growing national threat of another mosquito-borne tropical virus.

Mosquito-borne Disease Threat Increasing on Long Island, Officials Warn

There has been a spike in recent years in the number of Asian Tiger mosquitoes, which carry dengue fever—a disease that was reported in Suffolk County last fall for the first-time ever in New York State.