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West Nile Virus

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  • L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans

    L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans
    A $6-million, 302-foot bridge that would connect Griffith Park to Atwater passed a key Los Angeles committee this week — a move that has Glendale City Council members split on whether they should scrap their plans for a similar bridge. The Los...
  • Ex-con allegedly caught with guns, drugs during Glendale police stop

    A 27-year-old ex-convict was arrested in Glendale early Friday after police allegedly discovered guns, marijuana and ledgers inside his wife’s car. Alvaro Mejia, who’s on federal probation for drug sales, was taken into custody just after...
  • Bald eagle deaths in Utah alarm and mystify scientists

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Elgin man dies of West Nile virus

    Elgin man dies of West Nile virus
    Kane County health officials announced today that a 64-year-old Elgin man with the West Nile virus died last week. The man was the only human case reported in Kane County this year, according to Kane County Health Department officials. His is the...
  • Peninsula mosquito population increasing this summer

    Biologists expect tick and mosquito populations to thrive this spring, largely because mild temperatures from last winter failed to kill off a large population of the disease-carrying pests. Technicians in Hampton are already finding mosquito larvae...
  • Mosquitoes temporarily decline in South Florida

    Mosquitoes temporarily decline in South Florida
    South Florida’s most widely despised form of wildlife declined sharply in the past week, as a lack of rain dried up breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Daytime biters, which breed when dry ground is flooded by rain, have diminished, bringing relief to...
  • Evanston residents weigh in on Yellow Line stop

    Evanston residents weigh in on Yellow Line stop
    The city of Evanston on Thursday embarked on the long process of getting a CTA station by hosting a meeting for the public about the proposed Yellow Line stop.  "We're just hoping we're still alive when it's built," Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) said as she...