West Nile Virus

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Health Officials Confirm First Human Case Of West Nile Virus In LA County This Season

The first human case of West Nile Virus this season in Los Angeles County has now been confirmed.


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Health Officials Report California’s First West Nile Death Of 2015

California health officials say a senior citizen is the state’s first person to have died from the West Nile virus this year.


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California Saw Record Number Of West Nile Deaths In 2014

California saw a record number of deaths from West Nile virus last year, and the state’s drought may have contributed to the spike in infections, according to health officials.


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Spike In Mosquitos Carrying West Nile Reported In 3 Valley Cities

Authorities say there has been a spike in the number of mosquitos testing positive for West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley.


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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 Confirm First Human Cases Of West Nile Virus In LA County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) Thursday confirmed the first human cases of West Nile Virus in Los Angeles County.

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Longtime LA Master Chorale Director Dies From West Nile Virus Complications

Paul Salamunovich, the longtime director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, has died at 86.

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West Nile Virus Claims Life Of Elderly Long Beach Man

A man in his mid-70s has died due to complications associated with the West Nile Virus, the Long Beach Public Health Officer said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2013

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3 More West Nile Virus Deaths Bring LA County Total To 7

Three deaths due to West Nile Virus were confirmed in the past week, bringing the total in Los Angeles County to seven, according to health officials.


West Nile Case Reported In Long Beach

Public health officials in Long Beach are urging residents to take precautions against contracting West Nile virus after an infection was reported in the city.


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Officials Turn Up West Nile Virus In 3 LA Suburbs

Officials are warning San Gabriel Valley residents to be wary of mosquitoes after evidence of West Nile virus was found in three suburban cities east of Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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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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Carson Man, 78, Dies After Being Infected With West Nile Virus

A 78-year-old man died early in the week after being infected with Nile West virus, according to the Daily Breeze.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

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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