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West Nile Virus

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Top West Nile Virus Articles

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  • West Nile spraying proceeds in Baltimore County, Arundel

    After a "rain delay" Tuesday, pesticide spraying is set to begin in the first of two Baltimore County neighborhoods where health officials say they've identified two new cases of West Nile virus. The Maryland Department of Agriculture is to spray parts...
  • La Cañada Country Club opens in 1962

    La Cañada Country Club opens in 1962
    Ten Years Ago La Cañada residents concerned about vector control following an announcement that mosquito-borne West Nile virus was contracted by a Los Angeles County woman learned they would have to fend for themselves against mosquitoes on their private...
  • 12th case of human West Nile virus confirmed in Marion County

    12th case of human West Nile virus confirmed in Marion County
    Health officials confirmed a 12th case of human West Nile virus in Marion County. A man who died two weeks ago had West Nile, but the virus wasn’t responsible for his death. Health officials later discovered that he had West Nile. Fox59 has learned...
  • Ivy Jungle Covers Abandoned Property on Staten Island

    Ivy Jungle Covers Abandoned Property on Staten Island
    The address is 59 Sherman Avenue in the St. George section of Staten Island.  But you have to make an effort to find the house.  A tangled web of overgrown ivy is climbing up it, and  wrapping around it.  And residents are sick of looking at it. “...
  • DuPage reports 4th West Nile death

    A fourth death attributed to the West Nile virus has been confirmed in DuPage County, state and local officials said Thursday. Citing privacy laws, the DuPage County Health department said it could not release any details on the latest death, which...
  • Morningstar founder turned mutual fund data processor into megamart for investment information

    Morningstar founder turned mutual fund data processor into megamart for investment information
    Joe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
  • Ron Kaye: L.A. has gone to potholes

    Ron Kaye: L.A. has gone to potholes
    Cracked and potholed streets don't just damage your car and annoy you, they also kill — causing accidents, slowing emergency response times, endangering pedestrians, even increasing the risk of West Nile virus by allowing stagnant pools of water...
  • FAQ On West Nile Virus And Mosquitoes

    FAQ On West Nile Virus And Mosquitoes
    What You May Not Know About the West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes What is West Nile virus and where did it come from? West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 on the West Nile River in Uganda. Mosquitoes can carry the virus after they bite birds infected...
  • Your summer questions answered here

    Your summer questions answered here
    The Tribune is here to help with summer's burning questions, from mosquitoes to grilling to air conditioning. Q: The movie "Take This Waltz" includes a scene in which officials cleared a swimming pool after someone's urine triggered a chemical that...
  • Elgin man dies of West Nile virus

    Elgin man dies of West Nile virus
    Kane County health officials announced today that a 64-year-old Elgin man with the West Nile virus died last week. The man was the only human case reported in Kane County this year, according to Kane County Health Department officials. His is the...
  • West Nile virus found in Lake County mosquitoes

    West Nile virus found in Lake County mosquitoes
    The first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County in 2012 were found recently in Mundelein, according to county health officials. Workers sampled the Mundelein mosquito pool July 6, according to a Lake County Health Department...