The common house mosquito known as the Culex has become a carrier of an exotic, sometimes deadly virus. While heartworm disease is the most common illness transmitted by mosquitoes to our pet companions, the insects can also transmit West Nile virus. 39 more words
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Kansas City parents are being urged to be on the alert for a respiratory virus never before seen in this area. Enterovirus 68 is a picornavirus in the same family as polio and spread by the fecal-oral route. 268 more words
(FORT BEND COUNTY, TX) — Two more people have contracted West Nile Virus, one requiring hospitalization, Fort Bend County Health and Human Services confirms. 361 more words
BALTIMORE — Health officials say Maryland has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection this year.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Thursday that an adult who lives in the National Capital Region is infected. 132 more words
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma officials have identified a mosquito that has West Nile virus in Oklahoma County.
An Oklahoma City-County Health Department public health specialist confirmed one case of West Nile virus present in the mosquito population in Oklahoma County, … 128 more words