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West Nile Virus

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  • California saw record number of West Nile deaths in 2014

    California saw a record number of deaths from the West Nile virus last year, and the state's drought may have contributed to the spike in infections, according to health officials.
  • California drought leads to increase in West Nile virus cases

    California drought leads to increase in West Nile virus cases
    The California drought could be responsible for another frightening trend: increased West Nile virus activity. California public health officials said there were 801 cases of reported West Nile virus last year. The drought may be to blame, due to...

    Huntington Beach's top stories of 2014: asbestos, coyotes and changes at City Hall

    Huntington Beach's top stories of 2014: asbestos, coyotes and changes at City Hall
    From the Ocean View School District's asbestos problems to the groundbreaking of a long-awaited senior center, the past year has been a busy one for Huntington Beach. Here are the Independent's top 10 news stories from the Huntington area in 2014: *...

    Vector control district could add area communities

    Property owners in La Crescenta and Montrose could pay more in taxes as officials move to annex both areas into the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, which has been providing services in the two communities, but residents haven’t...

    Second West Nile virus death suspected in San Diego County

    Second West Nile virus death suspected in San Diego County
    A second person has died in San Diego County from suspected West Nile virus as the state continues to suffer its worst outbreak of the mosquito-spread brain infection in nearly a decade. The 71-year-old man in San Diego died Tuesday, according to county...