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West Nile Virus

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  • 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...
  • West Nile virus reported in Kansas

    West Nile virus reported in Kansas
    The first West Nile case has been reported in Kansas, according to state health officials. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said one person tested positive for the the virus in Atchison County. The KDHE also said a mosquito sample...
  • Federal sequestration hits home for university researchers

    Federal sequestration hits home for university researchers
    SOUTH BEND -- Professors at research institutions across the country are wondering which of their projects will be reduced in scope or eliminated as a result of the mandatory federal budget cuts known as sequestration, which took effect March 1. Among...
  • Fatal case of West Nile virus linked to blood donation

    Fatal case of West Nile virus linked to blood donation
    A transfusion of blood tainted with West Nile virus most likely caused the death of a hospitalized cancer patient in 2012, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
  • Don't panic over West Nile Virus

    http://www.kidsdr.com Watching the late news last week, I discovered that I live in the zip code with the highest number of cases of West Nile Virus in the country, and sadly, two deaths. At the same time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Protect your family from West Nile Virus this summer

    http://www.kidsdr.com Summer has arrived and the bugs are already coming out in full force, including mosquitoes. In Texas, where temperatures are higher than in many areas, I'm already seeing lots of mosquito bites. Parents are more anxious than usual...
  • West Nile Virus found in eastern South Bend

    West Nile Virus found in eastern South Bend
    The St. Joseph County Health Department announced Tuesday that the West Nile Virus has been found in pools of mosquitoes in eastern South Bend. St. Joseph County is one of 35 counties in Indiana where mosquitoes carrying the virus have been found so far...
  • Kansas horses endangered by mosquitoes

    Kansas horses endangered by mosquitoes
    Kansas is horse country, but they're outnumbered by the mosquitoes which are multiplying. "We've noticed a huge number of mosquitoes that are out, and they're starting to bite," Hope in the Valley Equine Rescue's Ande Miller says. It's the result of...
  • 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...