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Fatal Case Of West Nile Reported In San Bernardino County

The County of San Bernardino’s Department of Public Health has reported the first fatal case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in that county in 2013.

10/04/2013

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.

09/11/2013

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West Nile Virus Detected In Toluca Lake

Residents in the San Fernando Valley were warned Tuesday about West Nile virus activity detected in Toluca Lake.

09/03/2013

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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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OC Woman, 61, Dies Of West Nile Virus; First In County Since ’08

A 61-year-old Orange County woman died last week from West Nile virus, making her the county’s first such fatality since 2008.

12/17/2012

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Health Officials Report 2nd West Nile Virus Death In LA County

Health officials reported Tuesday that a second Los Angeles County resident has died due to West Nile virus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2012

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2 Cases Of West Nile Reported In Coachella Valley

Two cases of West Nile virus were reported Wednesday by the Vector Control District.

09/19/2012

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Health Warning Issued After Chicken In El Segundo Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Authorities issued a health warning Wednesday after a chicken in El Segundo tested positive for West Nile virus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2012

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2 Birds Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Santa Monica

Two birds found dead in Santa Monica have tested positive for the West Nile Virus, officials said Thursday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/23/2012

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Lancaster Man, 84, Fights For Life After Contracting West Nile Virus

A Lancaster man fights for life Wednesday after contracting the West Nile virus, according to his daughter.

08/22/2012

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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

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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

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Riverside Mosquito Lab Aims At West Nile, Other Viruses

A nanotechnology firm opened a research facility on Friday where experiments are expected to focus on better ways to keep mosquitoes at bay and, by doing so, prevent the spread of disease.

12/10/2010

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First Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In OC

Orange County has confirmed its first human case of West Nile virus this year. The county’s Health Care Agency says a man hospitalized late last month tested positive for the virus, although it’s unclear whether he contracted it inside the county. He’s recovering.

10/13/2010