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West Nile Virus

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Top West Nile Virus Articles

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  • DuPage confirms 4th West Nile death of the year

    DuPage confirms 4th West Nile death of the year
    A fourth death attributed to the West Nile virusĀ  has been confirmed in DuPage County, state and local officials said Thursday. Citing privacy laws, the DuPage County Health department refused to release any details on the latest death, which happened...
  • Navigate nature's stings, bites with doctor's advice

    Navigate nature's stings, bites with doctor's advice
    The warmer weather brings out the bugs and flying insects — and some of them bite and sting. But how do you know if you need to take a Benadryl, rush to the emergency room or just put some ice on the sting or bite? We talked to Dr. David Zich, a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ‘Survivor’ tops Wednesday ratings; Lisa Whelchel ailing

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: There must be a lot of “Facts of Life” fansĀ in Orlando. “Survivor,” with “Facts” star Lisa Whelchel, continues to top the Wednesday ratings in Central Florida. The CBS contest drew 176,800...
  • Woman dies of West Nile virus; first fatality in O.C. in four years

     
    A 61-year-old woman in Orange County has died of West Nile virus, the first person in the county to die from the disease since 2008....
  • Mosquito sample in Glendale tests positive for West Nile virus

    Mosquito sample in Glendale tests positive for West Nile virus
    A mosquito sample collected in Glendale tested positive for West Nile virus, making it the first sign of the disease in the city this year. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District confirmed Friday the infected mosquito sample was collected...
  • NASA's Mars 2020 mission will look for signs of past life

    NASA's Mars 2020 mission will look for signs of past life
    A rover that NASA plans to launch to Mars in 2020 is slated to collect samples of the Red Planet while setting the stage for a future human mission, the space agency announced Tuesday. The mission, which is estimated to cost $1.5 billion, also has...
  • Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest

    Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest
    Despite significant opposition both overseas and locally, the City Council Tuesday approved a 1,110-pound monument honoring Korean women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II. Members of the council received hundreds of emails...
  • Glendale steps into controversy with memorial to WW II sex slaves

    When Glendale officials proposed a memorial to "comfort women" — sex slaves who served the Japanese army in occupied countries during World War II — they saw it as a quiet gesture of goodwill for the city's Korean community. The planned...
  • Thieves knock woman, 64, to ground to steal cash, jewelry

    Glendale police are seeking help in identifying thieves who stole a fanny pack and ripped a necklace off a 64-year-old Glendale woman's neck this week after knocking her to the ground. The woman was walking about 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of...