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West Nile Virus

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  • Evanston man diagnosed with West Nile virus

    Evanston man diagnosed with West Nile virus
    A 60-year-old Evanston man has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus, making his the first confirmed case of the potentially deadly disease in the north suburb this year, authorities said today.
  • Officials warn of West Nile virus threat in San Fernando Valley

    Officials warn of West Nile virus threat in San Fernando Valley
    San Fernando Valley residents are being urged to take extra precautions against mosquitoes as the threat of West Nile virus infections continues to grow. Three Valley neighborhoods -- Canoga Park, Sherman Oaks and Encino -- have had nine or more...

    Gurnee man first documented West Nile case in Lake County this year

    Gurnee man first documented West Nile case in Lake County this year
    Lake County's first documented case of West Nile Virus is a 48-year-old Gurnee man, as Health Department officials credit a cool, wet summer with depressing the population of virus-carrying culex mosquitoes, which thrive in hot, dry conditions. In...

    DPH: Bridgeport Resident First This Season With West Nile

    BRIDGEPORT — A city person was the first person to contract the West Nile virus this year, the state Department of Public health announced Friday. DPH said the person, who is between 40- to 49-years-old, was hospitalized after becoming sick in the...

    West Nile spraying in Santa Ana halted; cases continue to climb

    West Nile spraying in Santa Ana halted; cases continue to climb
    Health officials have halted plans to spray neighborhoods in Santa Ana as part of an effort to combat what’s become the worst outbreak of West Nile virus ever recorded in Orange County. The number of people infected with the virus has increased...