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3 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

Sentinel chickens test positive for SLEV

Most insect repellents can be used on children. However, never apply repellent to children younger than 2 months old, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, Seminole, FL, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Opinion

8 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

Area expands for West Nile fogging in San Mateo tonight

San Mateo County mosquito officials will once again fog in San Mateo Wednesday night after more mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus in the 94402 zip code area and have expanded the area to include the Shoreview Neighborhood extending now southeast to the Foster City Lagoon.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Health

12 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

Hospitals honored for life-changing care

Some people get West Nile virus without ever knowing it. When Ken Summers contracted the disease last summer, it easily could have been the very last thing he ever knew.

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Related Topix: Health, Fort Collins, CO, Colorado, Lakewood, CO, Johnstown, CO

16 hrs ago | TwinCities

Heavy rains help push mosquito numbers up this summer

Noticing more mosquitoes than normal? You're not imagining things -- numbers are up in the Twin Cities metro due to the early summer's heavy rains.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Health, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Weather

20 hrs ago | Woodlands Township

West Nile Virus found in daytime-biting mosquitoes

The Woodlands Township reports that the Texas Department of State Health Services has isolated West Nile virus in a second mosquito species trapped at two separate surveillance sites in The Woodlands Township/South Montgomery County area.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, Health, Montgomery County, TX

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Click2Houston

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus in The Woodlands

July 30, 2014: Health officials are warning about an aggressive type of mosquito which had tested for positive for West Nile virus in The Woodlands.

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Click2Houston

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus in The Woodlands

SOCIAL MEDIA NOW FOR QUITE SOME TIME. A NEW WARNING FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TONIGHT.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Three West Nile Cases Reported in Iowa

Doctors in Clay, Monona, and Woodbury counties reported the cases. Across the U.S., 35 humans have been infected in 15 states.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Health

The Daily Breeze

Dead birds infected with West Nile virus found in Westchester and Rancho Palos Verdes

Two dead birds that tested positive for West Nile virus were found in Rancho Palos Verdes and Westchester, the West Vector Control District announced in its first report of the potentially deadly disease this year.

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Related Topix: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Health

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Nasty chikungunya virus gaining traction in U.S.

Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has swept through the Caribbean in recent months, is making gains in the United States.

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

Sandy Springs Neighbor

West Nile Virus reported at four county parks

The Georgia Division of Public Health has notified the Fulton County Department of Health Services that mosquito samples in four communities have tested positive for the West Nile Virus, the county announced Wednesday in a news release.

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Related Topix: Health, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Sandy Springs (Sandy Springs, GA), Grove Park (Atlanta, GA)

Bangor Daily News

How Maine towns can prepare for West Nile, eastern equine encephalitis

In this August 2013 file photo, Brendan Emanuel from the University of New England looks in on the nest built inside of a birdhouse placed on the perimeter of a school soccer field.

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Related Topix: Maine, Health, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Cumberland County, ME, Opinion

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Chikungunya illness at St. Louis region's doorstep

Soon the West Nile Virus won't be the only mosquito-borne illness you'll need to worry about.

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Related Topix: Health, St Louis County, MO, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Almanac

Post-spraying, infected mosquitoes not found in Ladera

Results are in for the July 24 effort to combat West Nile Virus and the infected mosquitoes that had been detected in Ladera and San Mateo.

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Related Topix: Health, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA

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.

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

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.

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

Boston.com

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.

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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.

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

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)

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

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.

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

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