| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:45 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:36 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 11:13 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:56 PM
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.
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 9:47 PM
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....