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California chickens used to fight West Nile virus

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Health officials in San Bernardino County are enlisting chickens to provide an early warning for West Nile virus, which is commonly spread by mosquitoes. The San Bernardino Sun reported Monday […]

08/12/2014

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OC resident tests positive for West Nile

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A Santa Ana man has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first case in the Orange County this year, officials said today. The man — whose name was not released […]

07/11/2014

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2 infected with West Nile virus in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile virus in the state. The Fresno Bee reported that the infections occurred in San Joaquin and Contra Costa counties […]

06/21/2014

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West Nile virus problem continues in LA County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A mosquito trapped in Sherman Oaks is the first this year in Los Angeles County found to be carrying West Nile virus, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District reported […]

05/16/2014

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LA County confirms 3 more deaths due to West Nile Virus

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County health officials today confirmed the county’s seventh death due to West Nile Virus, with three fatalities confirmed in the past week. The three latest victims were men — […]

10/21/2013

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West Nile death reported in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) – San Bernardino County health officials say a person has died after being infected with the West Nile virus. The Riverside Press Enterprise says the death was reported Friday. The person’s […]

10/05/2013

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West Nile virus confirmed in Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CNS) – Long Beach health officials today confirmed the city’s first case of West Nile virus and urged residents to take precautions to avoid infection. The resident who contracted the virus was briefly […]

09/11/2013

This photo provided by the Agriculture Department shows a female yellowfever mosquito probing a piece of Limburger cheese, one of few known mosquito attractants. (AP Photo/Peggy Greb, USDA)

Mosquitoes are worse this summer in parts of US

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The tiny mosquito all too often has man on the run. And this summer, it seems even worse than usual. “You can’t get from the car to inside our house without […]

08/20/2013

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LA County man died from West Nile virus

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County health officials say an elderly man who lived in the South Bay area has died after being infected with the West Nile virus. Dr. Jonathan Fielding said Thursday […]

08/01/2013

Actress Lisa Whelchel has West Nile Virus

FLOWER MOUND, Texas (AP) – One of the contestants still playing on “Survivor: Philippines” has been diagnosed with West Nile virus. Lisa Whelchel of “The Facts of Life” says she’s “fine, just tired.” Her doctors […]

11/15/2012

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