| 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....
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:15 PM
At the end of the last Ice Age, California condors ranged eastward from the California coast all the way to Texas, Florida and even New York.
But by 1800, the range of the condor population had shrunk considerably. The birds lived along the Pacific...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Two women in Cook County have been infected with the West Nile virus, the first such reports this year, according to health agencies.
The two woman are both in their 60s and both are still hospitalized, according to Amy Poore, a spokesperson for the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Dallas County now leads the nation when it comes to West Nile Virus cases and the number of deaths.
Five deaths now reported is a record. The last time the county saw a number close to that was in 2006 when there were four deaths.
"We anticipate more...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:55 AM
The very name "Plum Island" sends shivers down the spines of conspiracy theorists.
Some insist federal researchers on this small slab of land in Long Island Sound are hiding alien bodies; that Nazi scientists helped develop biological weapons there;...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:48 AM
As temperatures continue to blaze on and mosquitoes become more prevalent, the Chicago Department of Public Health is continuing to take action against West Nile Virus with a spraying to kill adult mosquitoes in several communities throughout the city and...