Seeking a SWAT team: Schumer urges feds to help combat NYC’s growing mosquito problem

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is buzzing to get federal funds in hopes of swatting away one of the worst mosquito seasons New York City has ever seen.

The Big Apple is swiftly becoming the “bug apple” thanks to its pest problem, the Senator explained on Sunday, Sept. 19. While bloodthirsty mosquitoes are merely an inconvenience for many city dwellers, the impact on New Yorkers is far more severe than tingling, sore bites.

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