West Nile Virus

September 14, 2018 - 2:34 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Health authorities say mosquito-borne viruses have killed four people in Romania this week, bringing the total deaths from West Nile virus to 21. The National Public Health Institute Friday reported 30 new cases of people getting sick after being bitten by mosquitoes...
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August 28, 2018 - 12:39 pm
(KNX 1070) - West Nile Virus is making its presence felt in the San Fernando Valley. Nineteen mosquito samples in the Valley have tested positive for West Nile during August; there have been 10 cases of human infections, with four happening in just the past week. So far the number of human...
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July 09, 2018 - 2:52 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Orange County health officials say that for the first time this year they've detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes. These were found in Garden Grove. While most people infected with West Nile don't get sick, about five percent come-down with flu-like symptoms. Mary Joy Coburn of the...
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June 15, 2018 - 3:20 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Public health officials announce L.A. County's first confirmed human case of West Nile virus of the season. The case involves a San Gabriel Valley resident who was hospitalized last month. It's estimated more than 10k people get the virus each year in LA County. Many don't even know...
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