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Tarrant County Senior Citizen Dies From West Nile Virus

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TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Tarrant County Public Health reported the first West Nile Virus-associated death of the 2016 season on Wednesday. 209 more words


2nd Georgetown mosquito sample in a week tests positive for West Nile

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — For the second time in a week, a mosquito trap sample in Georgetown has come back positive for West Nile Virus. 357 more words


Iowa reports first West Nile virus death since 2010

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have reported Iowa’s first death caused by West Nile virus since 2010.

The Iowa Public Health Department said in a news release Tuesday that the person was 81 or older and lived in northwest Iowa. 88 more words


La Habra Woman Dies Of West Nile Virus

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A La Habra woman in her 60s is the first West Nile virus-related death in Orange County this year, health officials said Wednesday. 196 more words


Georgetown mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A mosquito trap collected last week north of downtown Georgetown has tested positive for West Nile Virus. The city will start spraying insecticide in the area the positive sample was collected, Wednesday night, due to the number of children and adults who will be outside for Halloween activities over the weekend. 299 more words


Miami Beach looking for help in Zika battle with mosquito chomping bats

Miami has been trying to control the spread of Zika virus after the virus-carrying mosquitoes arrived on the shores of the sunny beach city.

After controversial aerial spraying with pesticides helped control the spreading in some areas, the technique wasn’t taking hold along the famous stretch of Miami Beach where the number of people infected with the virus has risen. 196 more words


West Nile neuroinvasive case confirmed in Bastrop County

BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A case of West Nile neuroinvasive disease has been confirmed in Bastrop County.

Due to privacy concerns, the Texas Department of State Health Services cannot confirm it as the case of teenager Cody Hopkins, of Elgin, who died Oct. 266 more words