mosquitoes

File photo of a mosquito caught in a triap in Airzona. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)
AP
July 16, 2020 - 1:56 pm
A mosquito infected with the West Nile virus has been found in Newington, the first sign of the virus in Connecticut this season.
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September 11, 2019 - 4:13 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut health officials are urging residents to minimize outdoor activities in the evening to avoid mosquitoes carrying eastern equine encephalitis. The state Department of Public Health issues the guidance on Wednesday. The virus has been identified in mosquitoes in 12...
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John Silva
August 10, 2018 - 10:29 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Connecticut has logged it's first two human cases of West Nile Virus this season. According to the state Department of Public Health, a resident from Fairfield and a resident from Newington recently contracted the disease. DPH says the patients, between the ages of 60-and-...
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August 08, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Officials say mosquitoes tested at a site in Connecticut have come up positive for West Nile virus. The Central Connecticut Health District says they have found virus-infected mosquitoes in Wethersfield. Nineteen municipalities this year, including Hartford, Stamford,...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut epidemiologists say the state is seeing an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has so far found virus-infected mosquitoes in 19 municipalities this year. No cases have turned...
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