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

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.


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Long Beach Man Dies Of West Nile Virus

A Long Beach man in his mid-70s has died of West Nile virus, the city’s first death from the disease, health officials said Thursday.


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Officials To Alert Valley Glen Residents Of Elevated West Nile Threat

Vector Control officials will conduct a door-to-door campaign Thursday in Valley Glen to alert residents of an elevated West Nile Threat in the area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

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5 In LA County Tested Positive For West Nile Virus

Five people have tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County, according to the Department of Public Health.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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2 More Victims Hospitalized With West Nile Virus

U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it “one of the largest” outbreaks since the virus appeared in this country in 1999.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2012


Calif. Reports First West Nile Virus Death

State officials say an 88-year-old Kern County woman is the first person to die from the West Nile virus in California this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2012

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West Nile Virus Linked To Foreclosures In San Gabriel Valley

One official said the economy is making the spread of the disease worse due to an abundance of dirty swimming pools in abandoned homes.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/12/2011