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West Nile Virus

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Top West Nile Virus Articles

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  • Geneva man has West Nile virus; first in Kane Co. since 2012

    Geneva man has West Nile virus; first in Kane Co. since 2012
    A Geneva man has contracted West Nile virus in Kane County's first reported human case since 2012, county health officials said Wednesday. The 33-year-old man was treated as an outpatient and is recovering, said Tom Schlueter, spokesman for the Kane...
  • 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...
  • Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change

    Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change
    Asian tiger mosquitoes were identified for the first time in Fairfield County last summer. This should raise your eyebrows because the Asian tiger mosquito, one of the world's most invasive species, can spread a terribly debilitating disease,...
  • Mysterious polio-like illnesses reported in some California children

    Mysterious polio-like illnesses reported in some California children
    A small number of children in California have come down with polio-like illnesses since 2012--suffering paralysis in one or more limbs and other symptoms--and physicians and public health officials do not yet know why. A virus may play a role, said Dr....
  • Bird in Kane County tests positive for West Nile

    Bird in Kane County tests positive for West Nile
    A crow in Campton Township has tested positive for West Nile virus, Kane County health officials said Thursday. The bird was found in the township on May 30, according to Dan Eder, spokesman for the Kane County Health Department. This is the county's...
  • Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters

    Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters
    Stopping West Nile virus by killing baby mosquitoes, or saving Long Island Sound’s vanishing lobsters. It’s a debate that’s been going on for more than a decade and the pro-lobster brigade has finally won. Sort of. Some say it’...
  • Ron Kaye: L.A. has gone to potholes

    Ron Kaye: L.A. has gone to potholes
    Cracked and potholed streets don't just damage your car and annoy you, they also kill — causing accidents, slowing emergency response times, endangering pedestrians, even increasing the risk of West Nile virus by allowing stagnant pools of water...
  • Carson man, 78, diagnosed with West Nile virus dies

    A 78-year-old Carson man diagnosed by doctors with West Nile virus has died, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported. Albert Shipman died Tuesday night in San Pedro, two weeks after being hospitalized with stroke-like symptoms, including memory loss...
  • Missing teen found safe in Wyoming, went on road trip, dad says

    Missing teen found safe in Wyoming, went on road trip, dad says
    A Cheviot Hills teen who disappeared Monday morning was found safe Wednesday in Wyoming and had apparently decided to go on a road trip with her friends without telling anyone, her father said. Caroline Karimi, 18, was pulled over by Wyoming state...
  • Pair accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court Friday

    Pair accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court Friday
    Two men accused of cultivating marijuana and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl they allegedly kept in a metal box were assigned defense attorneys this week and are due back in court Friday. Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25,...
  • Waxman wants federal review of San Pedro gas storage facility

    Waxman wants federal review of San Pedro gas storage facility
    A local congressman is urging federal officials to more thoroughly investigate the safety of a San Pedro butane storage facility that has become controversial because of its location near homes, schools and shopping areas in San Pedro. On Wednesday,...