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West Nile Virus

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  • West Nile Cases Increase In Sac County

    West Nile Cases Increase In Sac County
    Thirty-four new mosquito samples and four dead birds have tested positive for the West Nile Virus in the South Sacramento County area according to District officials. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District continue to closely monitor...
  • Aerial Spraying For West Nile Virus Begins Tuesday

    Aerial Spraying For West Nile Virus Begins Tuesday
    Residents in Elk Grove and Wilton can expect aerial spraying for West Nile Virus to begin Tuesday night. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District says that aerial treatment for adult mosquitoes that may carry potentially fatal West Nile...
  • Cook County man is 1st in state to die of West Nile virus in 2011

    Cook County man is 1st in state to die of West Nile virus in 2011
    Illinois health officials say a Cook County man has become the first person this year to die after contracting the West Nile virus. The Illinois Department of Public Health said Tuesday that the man was in his 60s and had underlying health conditions. He...
  • Arundel mosquitoes to be sprayed

    Some Severna Park residents will see nighttime mosquito spraying in the coming weeks as state officials try to knock down the West Nile fever threat from local mosquitoes. Department of Agriculture officials said they were responding to reports of two...
  • Officials: Westmont woman's death caused by West Nile Virus

    Officials: Westmont woman's death caused by West Nile Virus
    The death of a woman in her 70s from Westmont was due to West Nile Virus, the DuPage County Health Department said today in a news release. In addition to the DuPage County case, the Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 10 human cases of...
  • Record Number of Mosquitoes Have West Nile

    Record Number of Mosquitoes Have West Nile
    Usually this time of year when it comes to the West Nile Virus the number of cases are declining, however that’s not the case this season. "Every week we continue to see positive mosquito samples and birds infected with the virus," said Luz Maria...
  • Bugs be gone: Mosquito spraying continues

    Bugs be gone: Mosquito spraying continues
    The cargo jet’s interior looks like a pasteurization plant, but this plane doesn’t carry milk. It’s one of a handful the U.S. Air Force uses to drop chemicals — everything from oil dispersants to insect killers — from the...
  • Amador County Confirms Year's First Human West Nile Case

    Amador County Public Health confirmed the county’s first human case of the West Nile virus Thursday. The patient was admitted to Sutter Amador Hospital and diagnosed with neuroinvasive West Nile. The person was later discharged and is recovering at...
  • Mosquitoes, bird test positive for West Nile

    Eleven mosquito samples in Burbank have tested positive for the West Nile virus, and an infected dead bird was found in Glendale, prompting local officials to renew calls for eliminating standing pools of water where the insects prefer to breed. “...
  • Mosquito counts triple in parts of Baltimore County

    Mosquito counts triple in parts of Baltimore County
    State inspectors say mosquito counts have tripled in parts of Baltimore County since heavy rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee hit the area. "The mosquitoes on the wing now are quite annoying," said Mike Cantwell, chief of mosquito...
  • Elderly Queens Man Recovering From West Nile

    Elderly Queens Man Recovering From West Nile
    Giuseppe Totino, 86, who is slowly recovering from the potentially deadly West Nile virus, blames his sickness on the abandoned property next to his home in Whitestone. His flu-like symptoms in August were enough for his daughter to bring him to St....