From Mother Nature Network's John Platt:
You're not imagining that high-pitched whine in your ear or the itch on your arm. Mosquito populations acr...
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Due to this sudden increase in reported West Nile virus infections, major media outlets have been quick to broadcast stories covering this seasonal epidemic, but are lax on explaining how the virus actually works.
The New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) reported Monday that the city's first West Nile viral infection of 2012 has been confirmed in a Staten Island man.
Health officials are warning area residents of the danger of West Nile virus after infected mosquitoes were discovered on the Northwest Side, as well ...
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