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A group of mosquitoes and several dead birds found throughout Contra Costa County have tested positive for the West Nile virus in recent weeks, Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials said Tuesday...Those precautions
07/01/2014 11:49:20 AM MDT West Nile virus is on the rise in Northern Colorado. Weld, Boulder, Adams, Delta and Mesa counties have all reported finding Culex mosquitoes infected with the disease, the Larimer County Health Department reported Tuesday.
Texas After several dry years, Texas has finally gotten some good rainfall and along with that comes the specter of disease-carrying mosquitoes. Heat is the other necessary ingredient but that hasn't been much of a factor yet with Texas coming off a
New York state residents are being urged to avoid mosquito bites this summer now that health officials have found the season's first trace of West Nile Virus. The state's Department of Health says the virus was confirmed in a mosquito sample from
A wet summer is spawning an outbreak of mosquitoes across Kansas...Last year, 91 cases of West Nile virus were reported in Kansas, seven of which were fatal. So far this year there have been no reported cases of West Nile in Kansas. Rosenow said. "
Saturday, June 28, 2014 A glorious summer day is an invitation to be outside for hours on end-but constant swatting, slapping, and scratching from a mosquito attack can ruin even the best days-not to mention mosquitoes can also carry dangerous
The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District will begin aerial spraying above part Sacramento on Monday and Tuesday. The spraying is scheduled for 8 p.m. to midnight on both nights. So far in 2014, Sacramento and Yolo counties have had a
Iowa Repeated downpours in much of Iowa and Nebraska have created some standing water that's led to an onslaught of mosquitoes and their pesky bites, but health officials say disease-carrying ones are not yet out in full force. Dr. Patricia Quinlisk,
In the wake of discovering several dead birds with the virus, they want citizens to be aware and take precautions. Two years of drought have led to a reduction in water sources for birds, which are the main indicators of the presence of West Nile
A Tulare County resident infected with West Nile is the first human case of the virus to be reported in the central San Joaquin Valley this year. The Fresno Bee reported Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1jQBbhu ) that the individual was hospitalized and is