Westchester Man Critical After Contracting West Nile

Symptoms of the virus can include headache, tiredness and fever

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012  |  Updated 7:42 AM EDT
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Mosquito Spraying Slated for Manhattan

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Mosquito Spraying Slated for Manhattan

New York City health officials say ground spraying to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus will be done in parts of Manhattan Friday. Jonathan Vigliotti has more on what you need to know.
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An elderly Westchester County man is in critical condition after contracting the West Nile virus.     

Mamaroneck Mayor Norma Rosenblum alerted residents in an email Wednesday that health officials are trying to determine if the man contracted the mosquito-borne disease in Westchester.     

News12 Long Island reports that health officials are expected to visit his home on Thursday.     

The Centers for Disease Control says this has been one of the worst years on record for the virus.

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