State officials are voicing concern that all of the debris left in the wake of Superstorm Sandy more than 6 months ago could provide additional breeding grounds for mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus.
The mosquitoes are back in action in New Jersey, and to prevent potentially-fatal consequences, the state Departments of Health and Environmental Protection are offering a few tips to residents and businesses.
Cases of West Nile Virus are on the rise throughout the United States. In the Garden State alone there have been fifteen confirmed cases of the virus afflicting people, one of which resulted in the death of a Burlington County man. So why is the virus making so much noise this late into the summer?