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West Nile Virus

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  • West Nile threat low, but don't get complacent: officials

    West Nile threat low, but don't get complacent: officials
    While the presence of the West Nile virus appears relatively low in DuPage County, health officials said residents shouldn't get complacent.
  • First Mosquitoes Of 2014 Test Positive For West Nile In East Haven

    EAST HAVEN — Mosquitoes trapped locally last week have tested positive for West Nile virus, the state Department of Public Health said. These mosquitoes, which were identified by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, were the first of...

    Rain and cool temps to blame for Chicago-area mosquito invasion

    Rain and cool temps to blame for Chicago-area mosquito invasion
    Two mosquito control agencies in the Chicago area are reporting noticeably higher numbers of floodwater mosquitoes after months of rain. And the skin-slapping and itching is only expected to continue as forecasters predict more rain for this weekend. In...

    Chikungunya on the rise among South Florida travelers

    Chikungunya on the rise among South Florida travelers
    Load up on the bug spray, South Florida. A mosquito-borne virus with a funny name has infected 81 Floridians in the past two months, most of them in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. So far, chikungunya (pronounced chicken-GUN-ye) is...

    South Florida gets first locally acquired chikungunya

    South Florida gets first locally acquired chikungunya
    South Florida has its first locally acquired cases of chikungunya fever. A day after state health officials warned that local mosquitoes could soon begin spreading the virus, test results confirmed Thursday that a Palm Beach County man and a Miami-...