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West Nile Virus

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Top West Nile Virus Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Communities turn green for mosquito control

    Communities turn green for mosquito control
    On a quiet residential street near downtown Hinsdale earlier this week, a white Toyota Prius pulled over and two men in khaki shorts, crisp polo shirts and black helmets climbed out. The pair unfastened hybrid mountain bikes from a rack on the car, then...
  • Mosquitoes with West Nile found in Orland Park

    Mosquitoes with West Nile found in Orland Park
    West Nile virus has been found in Orland Park, and although it's been a relatively slow year for the virus, health department officials said residents still need to take precautions. Orland Park was one of 33 communities with mosquitoes that tested...
  • DPH: Bridgeport Resident First This Season With West Nile

    BRIDGEPORT — A city person was the first person to contract the West Nile virus this year, the state Department of Public health announced Friday. DPH said the person, who is between 40- to 49-years-old, was hospitalized after becoming sick in the...
  • Orange County vector control prepares for mosquito spraying

    Orange County vector control prepares for mosquito spraying
    Combating the worst outbreak of West Nile virus infections ever recorded in Orange County, officials Monday will begin spraying targeted neighborhoods with insecticide in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the disease....