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West Nile Virus

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  • When that mosquito carries West Nile virus

    We've been writing about the mosquito-borne West Nile virus since 1999, when it first turned up in New York City and began sickening and killing people. It was the first West Nile outbreak ever in the U.S., and it was...
  • Scanning the globe for viruses, from Baltimore

    Scanning the globe for viruses, from Baltimore
    Somewhere in our conversation about Ebola and other viruses, Dr. Robert Gallo mentions crows. The man's mind works at warp speed — even without the jolt of caffeine from a midafternoon coffee at his office in West Baltimore — and he rattles...

    Mega Millions recipe: longer odds, bigger pots and fewer winners

    Mega Millions recipe: longer odds, bigger pots and fewer winners
    There's at least $400 million on the line in Friday night's Mega Millions lottery drawing, which has produced the usual heavy breathing over the prospect of big money. But Andre Evangelista's chances — and yours — of winning are worse than...

    Shark sighting causes La Jolla beach closure

    The beach at La Jolla Shores was immediately closed Monday after a San Diego lifeguard and several beachgoers spotted a 12- to 15-foot great white shark about 50 yards from shore, officials said. The sighting occurred about 3:15 p.m. Lifeguards...

    Thomas Kinkade estate fight will be in open court, judge rules

    The dispute over artist Thomas Kinkade’s estate will remain in open court, a Santa Clara County probate judge ruled Monday, instead of being conducted before a confidential arbitration panel as requested by his widow. Nanette Kinkade, who was...