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Virus activity has been steadily rising citywide with more than 1,000 positive mosquito pools detected — the highest number ever recorded — compared to 779 at this point last year.
The effort, which will target uninhabited marshland, is meant to contain the spread of the West Nile virus, which was detected in record-breaking quantities last summer.
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus have already been detected in every borough this summer.
Three of the four people who've contracted mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis have died.
NYC residents shouldn’t worry too much. ...Mosquitoes are weak fliers.
The DOH has been repeatedly spraying pesticide and larvicide this summer.
The infected mosquitos were in Staten Island, Queens and the Bronx.
The season's first sightings have been made in Queens and Staten Island.
As of this month the West Nile virus has been found in all five boroughs, including its first appearance in Manhattan this season.