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The Mosquito Host

With nearly a year’s worth of rain falling in less than one day our little desert morphed into a mosquito breeding factory.

Just answering the front door lately requires rapid-fire reflexes and a quicker than a kid selling wrapping paper open-shut technique. 758 more words

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Local Man With West Nile Virus Warns Others Not To Ignore Flu-Like Symptoms

MISSION VIEJO (CBSLA.com) — A local man who contracted and survived the dangerous West Nile virus says that ignoring the virus’s flu-like symptoms almost cost him his life. 247 more words

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83-Year-Old Man Is 3rd West Nile Virus Death In Texas

EDINBURG, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — South Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus.

Hidalgo County officials say the unidentified Donna man died Wednesday. 233 more words

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BREAKING: Stamford Resident Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

A Stamford resident tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to the Stamford Department of Health and Social Services. This is the second case of the virus in Connecticut this season. 294 more words

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West Nile Virus detected in sentinel chicken in north Mobile County

MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) – For the second time in a week, a sentinel chicken used by the Mobile County Health Department to detect mosquito-borne diseases in the community has tested positive for West Nile Virus. 255 more words

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“In the battle against West Nile virus, people sometimes are the pests”

This article states how people living in Los Angeles are neglecting their pools, thus allowing mosquitoes to breed spreading West Nile virus. 240 more words

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