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West Nile Virus

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Drought brings 'banner year' for West Nile, fears of widespread outbreak

    Drought brings 'banner year' for West Nile, fears of widespread outbreak
    The mosquito responsible for the West Nile virus flourished during the summer's record heat and drought. Now, officials are concerned about emerging signs that a widespread outbreak may be on the horizon in Illinois. Updated figures from the state...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trying to protect a rare bird on Santa Cruz Island

     
    The island scrub jay is not officially endangered but could be in peril: Biologists working in Channel Islands National Park worry that it's easy pickings for the West Nile virus, which could swiftly wipe out the species once infected mosquitoes......
  • 3 new cases of West Nile virus reported in San Bernardino County

     
    Three men in San Bernardino County have tested positive recently for West Nile virus, the county’s Department of Public Health said Wednesday. A 71-year-old in Colton, a 57-year-old in Fontana and a 65-year-old in Redlands have contracted the virus,...
  • State's first West Nile virus case of the year reported in Santa Barbara County

     
    The California Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed the first West Nile virus infection of the year, this time in Santa Barbara County....
  • 2 new West Nile virus cases confirmed in L.A. County

     
    West Nile Virus: Two new cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Los Angeles County and officials are warning of an active season for mosquitoes that might carry the infection....