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34 min ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Hamilton County Public Health staff will be looking for areas of standing water, applying larvicide and making sure swimming pools are operating properly.
34 min ago | Patch.com
Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown will be closed from 6 p.m. - 8 a.m. until further notice after a mosquito sample collected from the park earlier this month tested positive for West Nile virus, county health officials said Wednesday.
4 hrs ago | LongIsland.com
August 27, 2014 - Based on the current mosquito trap data and consistent with the 2014 Nassau County Mosquito Control Plan, the Nassau County Departments of Health and Public Works have recommended that localized truck treatment of mosquito adulticide occur at targeted areas in the County.
4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Evergreen Park Mayor James Sexton, shown in 2002, contracted West Nile virus in 2012 and said he's still recovering.
7 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News
Discovery of the West Nile virus in two Interior B.C. horses is no reason to worry on Vancouver Island, say Island health officials.
The mist is initially sprayed 300 feet in the air, lowering over the course of 30 minutes until it dissipates.
The statewide trend of increased cases of West Nile Virus includes Butte County, where 11 people have been confirmed to have contracted the virus, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Our view: Guard against West Nile Ouachita Parish reported its first human case of West Nile of the year last week.
So far this year, a total of 15 human WNV cases have been reported in the following counties: Adams, Bolivar, Covington, Forrest, Hinds, Madison, Newton, Rankin, Yazoo, and Wilkinson counties.
A Seal Beach resident in her 80s with underlying medical conditions died last week with complications of West Nile Virus infection.
Health officials have recommended that residents practice the "Four D's" in order to reduce the risk of being bitten and infected by Culex mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus: Drain any standing water that can provide breeding places for mosquito.
Evergreen Park Mayor James Sexton is walking and talking again, but he still has limited movement in his neck two years after contracting the virus from an infected mosquito.
Workers at Livingston Parish's Mosquito Abatement have sprayed on the ground, but the program recently got help from a company in Arkansas after some mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile.
Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will spray pesticide in East Farmingdale Tuesday in an effort to control adult mosquitoes and combat West Nile virus.
The West Nile virus has hit British Columbia, and a Langley veterinarian is warning horse owners to get their animals vaccinated.
The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District will be spraying insecticide by truck tonight in Discovery Bay in Contra Costa County to control the number of adult mosquitoes in the area.
The first human case of West Nile virus in Utah for 2014 was announced by the Salt Lake County Health Department Monday.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:49 pm
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