New York Virus Threat (EM-3155)
Incident period: May 22, 2000 to November 1, 2000
Emergency Declaration declared on October 11, 2000
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October 11, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Clinton has authorized federal emergency funds for New York State to reimburse local governments for part of the cost involved in combating the mosquito-borne West Nile virus outbreak this summer.