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West Nile Virus

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Top West Nile Virus Articles

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  • 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...
  • Officials warn Angelenos to guard against mosquitoes and West Nile

    Officials warn Angelenos to guard against mosquitoes and West Nile
    As throngs of Angelenos take to the outdoors this Labor Day weekend, officials are warning them to guard against mosquito bites. "This week, the district confirmed more West Nile virus activity within its jurisdiction," according to a news release...
  • West Nile: Labeled 'endemic' in Los Angeles County

    Officials have warned residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites after dozens of dead birds and mosquito samples -- including three reported in Burbank -- tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County last month, authorities said. A...
  • San Gabriel Valley officials 'very concerned' about West Nile virus

    San Gabriel Valley officials 'very concerned' about West Nile virus
    San Gabriel Valley officials are sounding the alarm on the West Nile virus after the latest case was discovered last week in a chicken flock. The infected flock was located in Claremont, and it was the latest in a series of West Nile virus cases...
  • Cicero man dies of West Nile virus

    Cicero man dies of West Nile virus
    A 67-year-old Cicero man is the first person to die from the West Nile virus in the Chicago area this year, Cook County Department of Public Health officials said Monday. The county health department said the man recently died after contracting the...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 31-year-old man has died after being shot in the South Side's Avalon Park neighborhood Sunday night, authorities said. Read more • A 67-year-old Cicero man is the first person to...
  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
  • Mega Millions recipe: longer odds, bigger pots and fewer winners

    Mega Millions recipe: longer odds, bigger pots and fewer winners
    There's at least $400 million on the line in Friday night's Mega Millions lottery drawing, which has produced the usual heavy breathing over the prospect of big money. But Andre Evangelista's chances — and yours — of winning are worse than...
  • 12 new West Nile virus cases reported in Kansas this week

    12 new West Nile virus cases reported in Kansas this week
    Twelve cases of the West Nile virus were reported this week, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, bringing the total number of cases this year to 32. Two patients have died due to West Nile, but the KDHE is not yet providing...
  • 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...