Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Oh Oh: West Nile Mosquitoes Are Spreading Across Brooklyn As We Speak

Those carefree summer evenings are about to get a little more complicated in Brooklyn:

Health officials are suggesting that people cover up and spray themselves with bug repellent, and maybe stay inside between dusk to dawn if possible.

Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus are making their way across Brooklyn. First detected in Dyker Heights on August 2, it only took one week for them to spread to Broadway Junction, Gravesend, Georgetown, Farragut, Flatbush, Greenwood Heights and Canarsie.

More here.

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