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West Nile Virus Cases Grow; State's Record Drought Likely A Factor

SANTA CLARA (KCBS) — This year is shaping up to be one of the worst for West Nile virus since 2005, both here in the Bay Area and across the state. 359 more words


San Joaquin County Reports First West Nile Death of 2014


The West Nile virus has killed a woman in her 60s in San Joaquin County.

Health officials said Friday that it’s the year’s first West Nile-related death in the county. 52 more words


When Climate Bites: The Race to Decode and Disarm Disease-Spreading Bugs

Just as coastal cities are looking to bolster themselves for sea level rise, public health systems must now develop a disease-prevention and tracking strategy for a warming world. 700 more words

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Arizona Suffers Mosquito Swarms Following Heavy Storms

Recent torrential rainstorms in Arizona have created the perfect conditions for a mosquito infestation that is plaguing Phoenix residents.

Maricopa County officials say they have received more than 10,000 complaints this year, which is almost double the rate for 2013, the Associated Press reports. 152 more words

Final batch of mosquitoes clear of West Nile, EEE

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State environmental officials say the final batch of mosquitoes to be tested this year have come back negative for West Nile virus. 87 more words


Third Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Central Florida

DAYTONA BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — The West Nile virus has now been confirmed in a third person in Volusia County.

Officials said in a statement Monday “there is a heightened concern additional residents will become ill.” 158 more words