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Can Pets Get West Nile Virus?

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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1st Case of West Nile Virus Reported In Maryland

BALTIMORE — Maryland health officials say the first case of the West Nile virus in the state has been reported.

Health officials said Thursday that the first case was detected in an adult who lives near Washington. 118 more words

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2 West Nile Virus Cases Confirmed in Fort Bend Co.

(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

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More West Nile Virus Cases Reported in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Health has identified seven West Nile virus cases in Iowa.

Doctors in Buchanan, Clay, Crawford, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux, and Woodbury counties reported the cases. 78 more words

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West Nile Virus Detected in 4 Maryland Counties

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

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Officials: Mosquito with West Nile found in Oklahoma

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

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