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West Nile Virus

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  • Cerritos woman recovers from shark attack in Maui

    Cerritos woman recovers from shark attack in Maui
    A Cerritos woman was recovering Thursday after she was attacked by a shark in Maui. Evvone Cashman, 56, was bitten Wednesday by a large shark off Ulua Beach in Wailea, which is on the south shore of the island, according to Hawaii media reports....
  • L.A. Unified teachers ratings should be disclosed, judge rules

    The performance ratings of individual teachers in the city school district are matters of keen public interest and should be released to the Los Angeles Times, a judge ordered Thursday. L.A. County Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant ruled that the...
  • West Nile Virus scare moves classes, tours from Torrance marsh

    West Nile Virus scare moves classes, tours from Torrance marsh
    Recreational activities, classes and tours have been relocated from a Torrance preserve after the marsh was temporarily closed amid heightening concerns over the West Nile Virus and the first confirmed death this year in Southern California due to the...
  • New type of mosquito showing up in Sedgwick County

    New type of mosquito showing up in Sedgwick County
    Fishing is one of Trisha Gresham's favorite hobbies. She says she comes to Sedgwick County Park with her dad and daughter "two or three times a week." But lately they have had extra company: Mosquitos. The recent rain has left behind lots of puddles...
  • 12 new West Nile virus cases reported in Kansas this week

    12 new West Nile virus cases reported in Kansas this week
    Twelve cases of the West Nile virus were reported this week, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, bringing the total number of cases this year to 32. Two patients have died due to West Nile, but the KDHE is not yet providing...
  • Bald eagle deaths in Utah alarm and mystify scientists

    SALT LAKE CITY — Buz Marthaler felt the once-proud aerial predator fall limp in his arms, and the veteran animal caretaker knew he was facing a mystery unlike any in his career. Bald eagles are dying in Utah — 20 in the last few weeks...
  • Harford residents urged to protect themselves from West Nile

    In light of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's reports Friday of the first three confirmed cases of symptomatic West Nile virus this year, Harford County Health Department is recommending people take measures to prevent infection and...
  • West Nile virus detected in three San Gabriel Valley cities

    West Nile virus detected in three San Gabriel Valley cities
    San Gabriel Valley residents are being urged to take precautions while outdoors after tests confirmed West Nile virus activity in three cities in the region, authorities said Tuesday. Positive tests were confirmed in samples taken from mosquitoes in the...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo simulates bird flu disaster

    Lincoln Park Zoo simulates bird flu disaster
    As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news reportannounces that dead birds were found in a park near the zoo. In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln Park Zoo, the CEO arrives at the office to find a flurry of voice mails from reporters....
  • Season's first West Nile cases confirmed

    Season's first West Nile cases confirmed
    State health officials have confirmed Maryland's first cases of West Nile virus this season. All three of those infected by the virus passed to humans by mosquitoes were adults in the Baltimore area, according to The Maryland Department of Health and...
  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...