West Nile virus fears on rise after Hurricane Sandy

Star-Ledger: With mosquito season approaching, some health officials are concerned about another possible consequence of Hurricane Sandy: an elevated risk of the West Nile virus. Although they said it is too early to tell how severe the threat will be, officials said they are concerned about the "increased opportunity" for mosquitoes to breed because of standing water left in debris, depressions from fallen trees, damaged gutters and unmaintained swimming pools. And with more mosquitoes come mosquito-born......

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