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West Nile Virus

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  • 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...
  • West Nile Virus scare moves classes, tours from Torrance marsh

    West Nile Virus scare moves classes, tours from Torrance marsh
    Recreational activities, classes and tours have been relocated from a Torrance preserve after the marsh was temporarily closed amid heightening concerns over the West Nile Virus and the first confirmed death this year in Southern California due to the...
  • New type of mosquito showing up in Sedgwick County

    New type of mosquito showing up in Sedgwick County
    Fishing is one of Trisha Gresham's favorite hobbies. She says she comes to Sedgwick County Park with her dad and daughter "two or three times a week." But lately they have had extra company: Mosquitos. The recent rain has left behind lots of puddles...
  • 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...
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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...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo simulates bird flu disaster

    Lincoln Park Zoo simulates bird flu disaster
    As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news reportannounces that dead birds were found in a park near the zoo. In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln Park Zoo, the CEO arrives at the office to find a flurry of voice mails from reporters....
  • Florida could still see West Nile Virus in cooler months

     
    West Nile Virus has hit the nation hard this summer, with nearly 2,000 cases to date. While parts of the country can relax as cooler months set in, local health department officials say Floridians are still not in the clear. Twenty-eight cases of the...
  • Second person in L.A. County dies of West Nile virus

     
    A second person in Los Angeles County has died of West Nile virus, and 54 cases of the illness have been reported locally, public health officials announced Tuesday....
  • Cyclists gain access to Santa Clarita Valley nature trail

     
    Newhall's Canyon Trail opened to cyclists: Cyclists are praising the County’s decision to grant them access to a popular Santa Clarita Valley nature trail, but lamented officials’ decision to continue to bar them from another coveted path....