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Hoping to minimize potential exposure to the West Nile virus, the community – and countless others – are launching annual spraying and public infor

Allen American Apr 27 2017 - 22:03

The city of Grand Prairie is reporting its first positive West Nile virus mosquito sample of the 2017 season.

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5 Apr 27 2017 - 21:06

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Wisconsin Ag Connection Apr 27 2017 - 20:53

Mosquito control efforts early in the season can decrease the risk of human transmission of West Nile Virus (WNV) and other vector borne associated

Patch Apr 27 2017 - 11:13

City officials said this week that Pasadena could be under the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District’s jurisdiction by the end of

Pasadena Now Apr 27 2017 - 06:23

With the warm weather having finally arrived for good, it will soon be time for everything that comes with it.

thetimesweekly.com Apr 26 2017 - 22:12

They also test them for West Nile Virus and other diseases, he said.

Prescott Valley Tribune Apr 26 2017 - 06:39

Meador: "These are some of our mosquito traps here." The bait is stinky bio-waste-water - ideal for attracting mosquitoes carrying the We

Oklahoma's Own NewsOn6 Apr 26 2017 - 05:11

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking help in tracking West Nile virus by asking the public to su

Times and Democrat Apr 25 2017 - 21:17

Maine state veterinary officials are reminding owners that now is the time vaccinate horses to help protect them from rabies and mosquito-borne dis

The Horse Apr 25 2017 - 06:37

West Nile virus (WNV) belongs to the Flaviviridae family, comprising pestivirus, flavivirus, and hepacivirus.

openpr.com Apr 25 2017 - 04:29

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking help in tracking West Nile virus (WNV) by asking the public to

The Kings' Tree News Apr 25 2017 - 01:00

County vector control crews are already spraying areas of Southern California in hopes of decreasing summer mosquitos.

Orange County Register Apr 24 2017 - 13:41

In February, scientists warned that increasingly severe droughts across the US over the next three decades may double the size of epidemics of the

Truth Out Apr 24 2017 - 09:13

The good news, however, is that more mosquitoes don’t necessarily mean more transmission of diseases such as West Nile Virus, experts say.

Woodland Daily Democrat Apr 24 2017 - 06:07

It's been a wet April and health officials say it’s time to focus on Zika virus protection and prevention along with West Nile Virus concerns

WHAS 11 Apr 24 2017 (All day)

In the wake of Beaufort County’s first confirmed human case of West Nile virus last year, state and local health departments are seeking help from

Island Packet Online Apr 23 2017 - 12:51

“We do know that over the last few years it’s down 24 percent.” The blood bank has tested donor blood for the presence of the West Nile virus for y

Fresno Bee Apr 22 2017 - 17:41

At this time, WNV has not been detected in any ZIP codes within Shelby County using trap collections and state testing.

outbreaknewstoday.com Apr 22 2017 - 11:14

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WKRN Apr 22 2017 - 04:51

West Nile Virus (WNV) is primarily a disease of birds that can be transmitted to people and animals by mosquitoes.

southtahoenow.com Apr 21 2017 - 21:04

The good news, however, is that more mosquitoes don’t necessarily mean more transmission of diseases such as West Nile Virus, experts say.

Times-Herald Apr 21 2017 - 15:54

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - The Shelby County Health Department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in 2017 in Shelby Coun

Local Memphis Apr 21 2017 - 14:47

Video: Westchester County program distributes minnows to fight mosquito borne diseases Friday was the first of four days this Spring that the Westc

Journal News Media Group Apr 21 2017 - 11:14

Health officials say the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year has been found in west Tennessee.

WSMV Apr 21 2017 - 10:31

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Health officials say the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year has been found in west Tennessee.

WSMV Apr 21 2017 - 10:00

West Nile Virus (WNV) is primarily a disease of birds that can be transmitted to people and animals by mosquitoes.

YubaNet Apr 21 2017 - 09:45

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The first human case of West Nile Virus in 2017 has been confirmed in Shelby County.

WREG Apr 21 2017 - 08:13

West Nile Virus (WNV) infections are transmitted through mosquitoes. Birds are the major carriers of West Nile virus.

openpr.com Apr 21 2017 - 07:09

In early August, after nine people died, Dallas County declared a state of emergency: It was caught in an epidemic of what turned out to be West Ni

New York Times Apr 21 2017 - 07:01

Now, after a wet winter, there is a lot of water which could mean more mosquitoes that could be carrying disease like West Nile Virus or even possi

KRON4 Apr 20 2017 - 20:34

City Health Department Director Deepa Joseph said mosquito control efforts early in the season can decrease the risk of human transmission of West

Post Chronicle Apr 20 2017 - 11:57

The good news, however, is that more mosquitoes don’t necessarily mean more transmission of diseases such as West Nile Virus, experts say.

mercurynews.com Apr 20 2017 - 05:34

They're all prime mosquito breeding sites.

Patch Apr 20 2017 - 04:45

The same goes for ponds, he added.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel Apr 19 2017 - 18:30

Now, health officials are bracing for an explosion of the insects which can spread dangerous diseases like West Nile Virus.

Sanfrancisco cbslocal Apr 19 2017 - 17:57

Bountiful rainfall across Napa County has contributed to a surge of mosquitos this spring, although the risk of West Nile virus may not be greater

Napa Valley Register Apr 19 2017 - 09:06

Native mosquitoes spread the West Nile virus, while an invasive form of the species is capable of carrying Zika.

trikkles.com Apr 19 2017 - 01:04

Shepard added, “They are largely nuisance mosquitoes.

WTNH Apr 18 2017 - 15:42

Vector Control uses a helicopter to treat the waterways roughly once a month from April/May through October with a granular larvicide to control mo

countynewscenter.com Apr 18 2017 - 10:48

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, thousands of people each year contract an insect-borne disease in the United States su

The Hill Apr 18 2017 - 06:00

As a fortunate survivor of the West Nile virus and an 11-year army veteran, where I served as an AH-64 Apache helicopter commander and an enlisted

Patch Apr 18 2017 - 03:30

Cities, counties and tribes can again apply for state grant funding to help control mosquitoes and prevent West Nile virus (WNV).

Capital Journal Apr 17 2017 - 21:28

April 16-22 has been declared West Nile Virus and Mosquito Vector Control Awareness week by the California State Legislature.

ucanr.edu Apr 17 2017 - 17:03

“It [Bti] is not stopping the hatching of mosquito larvae, which fortunately are not carriers of diseases such as the West Nile Virus,” he said.

Idaho Press-Tribune Apr 17 2017 - 15:21

What's going on? — Ned K., Darien, Conn.

News-Sentinel Apr 16 2017 - 21:22

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) laboratory confirmed mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

outbreaknewstoday.com Apr 16 2017 (All day)

Mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus earlier than usual in Dallas County this year.

fox4news.com Apr 15 2017 - 08:39

It’s about that time - West Nile is back again.

KHOU Apr 15 2017 (All day)

While the operation is only a few weeks old, the agency is believed to be the farthest along in the state when it comes to using drones to greatly

FOX 40 Apr 14 2017 - 22:13