West Nile

July 19, 2019 - 4:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Mosquitoes collected in Long Beach tested positive for West Nile virus, the first detection of the virus this year in the county, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District announced today. "West Nile virus is endemic in Los Angeles County. When temperatures increase...
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August 10, 2018 - 5:11 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A batch of mosquitoes that were trapped in Playa Vista have tested positive for the St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It's the first case this year in LA County. There has not been a case of a human carrying this virus since 1997. It's similar to West Nile virus and is transmitted to...
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