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West Nile Virus

A collection of news and information related to West Nile Virus published by this site and its partners.

Top West Nile Virus Articles

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  • West Nile spraying in Santa Ana halted; cases continue to climb

    West Nile spraying in Santa Ana halted; cases continue to climb
    Health officials have halted plans to spray neighborhoods in Santa Ana as part of an effort to combat what’s become the worst outbreak of West Nile virus ever recorded in Orange County. The number of people infected with the virus has increased...
  • H.B. man 1 of 3 dead as county West Nile outbreak grows to 76 cases

    H.B. man 1 of 3 dead as county West Nile outbreak grows to 76 cases
    A Huntington Beach man has died of West Nile virus, one of three area fatalities in two weeks as Orange County's number of human infections has grown more than eightfold in a month, health officials said. The county Health Care Agency said Tuesday...
  • Authorities warn of West Nile threat as 76 cases hit O.C.; 3 dead

    Authorities warn of West Nile threat as 76 cases hit O.C.; 3 dead
    Laguna Beach city staff are advising residents to rid their property of any stagnant water that could attract mosquitoes as Orange County endures a recent outbreak of West Nile virus cases. Three county residents — including a Huntington Beach man...
  • Long Beach reports its first West Nile virus death of 2014

    Long Beach reports its first West Nile virus death of 2014
    A man in his mid-70s has become the first person in Long Beach to die of West Nile virus this year, city officials said Thursday. The man lived in east Long Beach and was hospitalized in August, city officials said in a statement. His name was not...
  • In the battle against West Nile virus, people sometimes are the pests

    In the battle against West Nile virus, people sometimes are the pests
    The aerial photograph showed there might be trouble, a small green spot in an otherwise dry swimming pool. Eddie Garcia, an inspector for the Orange County Vector Control District, parked his white Toyota Tacoma across the street and approached the...
  • Mayor who survived West Nile stars in warning ad

     Mayor who survived West Nile stars in warning ad
    Two suburban mayors fell seriously ill with the West Nile virus in August 2012, when a summer drought provided especially hospitable conditions for the Culex mosquito carrier. Only one of the mayors lived to tell his story. Evergreen Park Mayor...
  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus at 3 Naperville parks

    Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus at 3 Naperville parks
    Mosquitoes at three Naperville parks recently tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Naperville Park District. The infected mosquitoes were found at Century Farms Park, 715 Sigmund Road; Burlington Park, 1003 Douglas Avenue; and Hobson...
  • Seal Beach resident dies of West Nile virus

    A Seal Beach woman has died of West Nile virus, Orange County's first fatality from the mosquito-borne illness since 2012, according to public health officials. Test results Tuesday showed that the unidentified woman, who was in her 80s and had...
  • O.C. reports 2nd West Nile death this year, 8th so far in the state

    O.C. reports 2nd West Nile death this year, 8th so far in the state
    A 70-year-old Huntington Beach man has become the second person in Orange County to die from West Nile virus this year, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. There now have been eight West Nile deaths in the state, according to the...
  • 2 dead as O.C. West Nile outbreak grows

    2 dead as O.C. West Nile outbreak grows
    Two Orange County residents have died of West Nile virus in the past week as the county's number of human infections has grown fivefold this month and appears to be "spiraling out of control," health officials said Thursday. The county Health Care...
  • L.A. County health department confirms first West Nile death of 2014

    L.A. County health department confirms first West Nile death of 2014
    Health officials have confirmed Los Angeles County's first death from West Nile virus in 2014. On Friday, the county's Department of Public Health announced that a San Fernando Valley man had died as a result of infection with the mosquito-borne virus....