Onondaga County is planning to spray for mosquitoes after the first finding of the Triple E virus in two years. Mosquito pools in the Cicero swamp area came back positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis earlier this month.
Patrick Richards, “Pat,” couldn’t stop coughing, just as two nurses at Auburn Community Hospital rushed into his room. An abnormal heartbeat sent the 50-year-old man to ACH’s emergency department Monday afternoon, where he later had a stroke and a heart attack. He almost died, but two nurses and a respiratory therapist revived him through CPR and electric therapy.