West Nile Virus
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.
A woman, who has reportedly been infected by the disease, along with a 17-year-old boy, are blaming a nearby abandoned pool for their alleged West Nile virus cases.
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.
Health officials have confirmed the year’s first known human case of West Nile in Los Angeles County.
Los Angeles County health officials confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus in the county this season.