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2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cumberland County to spray for mosquitoes

The Department of Environmental Protection on Monday reported eight mosquito samples testing positive in Cumberland County -- East Pennsboro, Hopewell and Middlesex townships and the boroughs of New Cumberland and Lemoyne -- and five in Franklin County -- Chambersburg and Greene, Hamilton and Washington townships.


Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA, New Cumberland, PA, Lemoyne, PA, Franklin County, PA, Chambersburg, PA, Health, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

For some, pesticides more problematic than mosquitoes

The mist is initially sprayed 300 feet in the air, lowering over the course of 30 minutes until it dissipates.


Related Topix: Bristol County, MA, Entomology, Science, Health

Paradise Post

11 human cases of West Nile Virus in Butte County

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.


Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Health, Hamilton City, CA, Biggs, CA, Richvale, CA

The News-Star

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Our view: Guard against West Nile Ouachita Parish reported its first human case of West Nile of the year last week.


Related Topix: Health, Opinion

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

MSDH confirms second West Nile Virus death in Mississippi

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.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Health, Madison County, MS, Yazoo County, MS

Elderly O.C. Woman Succumbs to West Nile Virus

A Seal Beach resident in her 80s with underlying medical conditions died last week with complications of West Nile Virus infection.


Related Topix: Health, Seal Beach, CA, Orange County, CA, Santa Ana, CA

Daily Camera

New West Nile virus cases reported by Boulder, Weld health officials

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.


Related Topix: Health, Boulder County, CO, Longmont, CO, Weld County, CO

Daily Herald

Illinois mayor survives West Nile, urges caution

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.


Related Topix: Evergreen Park, IL, Health, Cook County, IL

Arlington to conduct ground spraying to kill mosquitoes

The city detected its first positive West Nile Virus mosquito pool in a trap near Youpon and Bristolcone drives , near Bob McFarland Park.


Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Livingston Parish officials called in backup for help with mosquitoes

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.


Related Topix: Health

Ground Spraying for West Nile in East Farmingdale Set For Tuesday

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.


Related Topix: Health, East Farmingdale, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Langley Advance

West Nile threat approaches Fraser Valley

The West Nile virus has hit British Columbia, and a Langley veterinarian is warning horse owners to get their animals vaccinated.


Related Topix: Health, Canada, Vaccinations

Contra Costa Times

Discovery Bay mosquito fogging planned for Monday night

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.


Related Topix: Discovery Bay, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Health


1st Utahn diagnosed with West Nile fever

The first human case of West Nile virus in Utah for 2014 was announced by the Salt Lake County Health Department Monday.


Related Topix: Utah, Health, Salt Lake County, UT, Utah County, UT, Springville, UT, Orem, UT

York Dispatch

York County sees mild year for West Nile virus

As of Aug. 21, York has had 34 mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus, according to Pennsylvania West Nile Control Program data.


Related Topix: Health, York, PA, York County, PA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More West Nile Virus infected mosquitos found in Dauphin County

Phil Hall, West Nile Virus coordinator with the Penn State Cooperative Extension in Lebanon County, uses a ladle to check for mosquito larvae in standing water at YMCA Camp Shand in South Lebanon Twp.


Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA, Health, Steelton, PA, Highspire, PA, Harrisburg, PA

East Boston Times-Free Press

Local Test Positive for West Nile

For the first time this year a mosquito pool in East Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus .


Related Topix: Health, Boston, MA, East-Boston, MA, Jamaica-Plain, MA, Roslindale, MA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Potentially deadly virus found in Florida chickens

Potentially deadly virus found in Florida chickens Three chickens in central Florida have tested positive for the potentially fatal West Nile virus.


Related Topix: Health, Seminole County, FL

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WNV-infected horse recovering in St. Croix County

West Nile virus is on the rise in the United States. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork and Director of Emergency Services for Baylor Health Care in Dallas, Dr. Nick Zenarosa, explain the risks of contracting West Nile virus and how to avoid it.


Related Topix: Horse, Pets, Health, St Croix County, WI

Jerusalem Post

West Nile virus detected in Samaria, Eilat areas

Following routine tests administered last week, Environmental Protection Ministry officials have identified mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in the western Samarian settlement Brukhin, as well as in areas surrounding Eilat near the Jordanian border.


Related Topix: Health