West Nile Virus
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.
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.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) Thursday confirmed the first human cases of West Nile Virus in Los Angeles County.
Paul Salamunovich, the longtime director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, has died at 86.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 78-year-old man died early in the week after being infected with Nile West virus, according to the Daily Breeze.
Five people have tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County, according to the Department of Public Health.
A pond in a city park best known for previously housing an alligator named “Reggie” is suspected of harboring mosquitoes with West Nile virus.
Health officials reported Tuesday that a second Los Angeles County resident has died due to West Nile virus.
Authorities issued a health warning Wednesday after a chicken in El Segundo tested positive for 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.