West Nile virus

West Nile virus death in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) – An 86-year-old man is the first to die from West Nile virus in San Bernardino County. Fifteen Californians have died from the mosquito-borne virus so far this year. County spokesman […]


CDC: Nation on track for deadliest West Nile year

NEW YORK (AP) – Health officials say they’re convinced this will be the worst year for West Nile virus deaths and severe illnesses since the disease hit America’s shores in 1999. So far, 1,405 serious […]


CDC: West Nile cases rise 40 percent in 1 week

(AP) — Federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003. The Centers for Disease […]


CDC: West Nile outbreak one of largest in US

ATLANTA (AP) – The current West Nile outbreak is one of the largest in the U.S., with four times the usual number of cases for this time of year, federal health officials said Wednesday. It’s […]


West Nile virus kills woman in Fresno County

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Fresno County reports that an elderly woman has died of West Nile virus, the county’s first virus-related death this year. The county Department of Public Health says the woman had been […]


Dallas approves aerial spraying to fight West Nile

(AP) – Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on Wednesday declared the city’s recent West Nile virus outbreak to be a state of emergency and authorized the first aerial spraying of insecticide in the city in more […]




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