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West Nile Virus

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  • Hawk is second dead bird in San Diego County with West Nile virus

    Hawk is second dead bird in San Diego County with West Nile virus
    A dead hawk has become the second bird in San Diego County to test positive for West Nile virus this year, public health officials said Thursday. The announcement comes just two weeks after a 43-year-old Santee man was diagnosed as the first person in...
  • New virus spreads to Lehigh Valley

    New virus spreads to Lehigh Valley
    When the Pennsylvania Department of Health issued its first warning a little more than a month ago about a new virus with a strange name, it may not have seemed like cause for much concern. The sometimes-disabling virus, called chikungunya (pronounced...
  • West Nile cases still on rise in state; Orange County is hot spot

    West Nile cases still on rise in state; Orange County is hot spot
    The number of West Nile virus cases is continuing to explode throughout the state, with more than 350 people infected; more than a third are in Orange County. Earlier this month, the California Department of Public Health said the proportion of...
  • 2 Chicago women first West Nile deaths in Illinois this year

    2 Chicago women first West Nile deaths in Illinois this year
    Two women in Chicago have died after becoming infected with the West Nile virus, the first reported disease-related fatalities in Illinois this year, health officials said. One woman was in her 70s and the other in her 80s, according to the Chicago...
  • 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,...
  • 15-year-old arrested in connection with Huntington Beach riot

    15-year-old arrested in connection with Huntington Beach riot
    A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with rioting that erupted in Huntington Beach after the U.S. Open of Surfing, authorities said Thursday afternoon. The youth was being held at Orange County Juvenile Hall on suspicion of assault on a peace...
  • 8-year-old boy given CPR after being rescued from washing machine

    8-year-old boy given CPR after being rescued from washing machine
    Deputies gave CPR to an 8-year-old boy who was found unconscious in a washing machine filled with water in his Castaic home, authorities said Thursday afternoon. The boy was pulled from the machine by his father Wednesday evening. The father had...
  • 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...