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Dr. Tomas Aragon

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

San Francisco Man Contracts West Nile Virus

This is San Francisco’s first ever human case of West Nile virus in which the patient was infected via a mosquito bite.

09/26/2012

The Occupy San Francisco encampment at Justin Herman Plaza (CBS)

San Francisco Officials Fear Disease Will Spread At Occupy Encampment

Poor sanitation and evidence of lice and fleas at the Occupy San Francisco encampment endanger the health of everyone in the overcrowded, makeshift tent city at Justin Herman Plaza, public health officials said Wednesday.

11/17/2011

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