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16 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

LSU AgCenter: Now is prime time for mosquitoes

"July through September is when mosquitoes tend to be most active in the state," said LSU AgCenter Entomologist Kristen Healey.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Louisiana, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4 hrs ago | Denver Post

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Fort Collins, Larimer County

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus were trapped in Loveland and Fort Collins in late July - the first found in Larimer County in 2014, health officials reported July 29. Officials also have collected mosquitoes in Adams, Boulder, Delta, Mesa and Weld counties that are carrying the West Nile virus, the health department reported earlier this summer.


Related Topix: Health, Fort Collins, CO, Larimer County, CO, Loveland, CO

4 hrs ago |

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Bostonmore 4 minutes ago

Boston health officials announced today that the first evidence of mosquitoes with the West Nile virus have been found in Boston.


Related Topix: Health, Weather

4 hrs ago | Country World News

Increasing number of equine deaths from mosquito-borne West Nile...

The good news for most living creatures on the planet is that the West Nile Virus doesn't affect them.


Related Topix: Health, Williamson County, TX, Salado, TX, Vaccinations

6 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

West Nile Virus found in Ft. Collins

Flash Flood Watch issued July 29 at 7:26AM MDT expiring July 30 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued July 28 at 10:11PM MDT expiring July 30 at 6:00PM MDT in effect ... (more)


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Health, Fort Collins, CO, Saguache, CO

8 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

West Nile in Mesa County

Nick moved to Grand Junction in March 2013, but he's lived in Colorado for most of his life.


Related Topix: Mesa County, CO, Health, Grand Junction, CO, Louisville, CO, Boulder, CO

10 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Majority of new West Nile cases found in Susquehanna Valley

The state says 27 new cases of West Nile have been discovered in Pa. Nineteen of them are in the Susquehanna Valley.


Related Topix: Health, Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA, York County, PA

12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Burlington,Camden, Atllantic and Gloucester counties have West Nile virus present

The state Health Department says the residents who came down with chikungunya had returned to New Jersey from the Caribbean.


Related Topix: Health, Burlington, NJ, Passaic, NJ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Putative New West Nile Virus Lineage in Uranotaenia unguiculata Mosquitoes, Austria, 2013

West Nile virus is becoming more widespread and markedly effecting public health.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Valencia, CA


Chikungunya, the Next West Nile?

David Norris' news career began in 2010 at KPRC in Houston, where he worked first as an editor, and then an associate producer.


Related Topix: Health, Journalism, Brazos County, TX

Information Technology

Health Officials Continue to Warn Against the Spread of West Nile Virus

The Rentokil family of pest control companies, , understand the importance of preventing mosquito bites.


Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entomology, Science

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

3rd case of chikungunya confirmed in Pinellas

Check out this story on A scientist examines tiger mosquitos, which are known carriers of human diseases including chikungunya, West Nile virus and dengue fever.


Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, Health, World News, El Salvador, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Haiti

The Baltimore Sun

Harford health officials urge prevention, protection against mosquitoes

As Harford County and state health agencies track West Nile virus and other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, such as chikungunya and dengue viruses, the Harford County Health Department cautions residents to take appropriate measures to reduce their risk of infection.


Related Topix: Harford County, MD, Health, Entomology, Science, Bel Air, MD

KREM-TV Spokane

West Nile shows up in mosquitoes in Idaho

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found in the last week in northern and southern Idaho.


Related Topix: Health, Ada County, ID, Boundary County, ID, Spokane, WA

The News-Gazette

West Nile threat quiet, but weather could change that

Urbana Public Health District's Whitney Greger removes the net from a mosquito trap in Champaign Friday July 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Health, Champaign, IL, Urbana, IL, Savoy, IL

WKXW-FM Trenton

Myths about mosquito bites

When it comes to mosquitoes , there are a lot of myths about the pesky insects, including why they bite, how to defend against them and how serious a threat they are.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Mount Laurel, NJ, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Evidence of widespread West Nile Virus activity in Turkey

WNV is a mosquito-borne flavivirus with significant impact on human and animal health.


Related Topix: Health

Daily World

State's first West Nile death of the year reported

Louisiana health officials say a Caddo Parish resident has died from the West Nile virus.


Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Health-district officials warn residents to take precautions against mosquitoes

Officials from the Coastal Health District - which includes Liberty, Long, Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn and McIntosh counties - are reminding residents to take precautions to avoid mosquitoes, which are a nuisance and can carry diseases such as West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis and chikungunya.


Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Macon Telegraph

2 horses on Navajo Nation have West Nile virus

The Daily Times reported Friday that the Navajo Nation Veterinary and Livestock Program confirmed the diagnosis.


Related Topix: Health