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West Nile Virus

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San Mateo County Officials Spraying For Mosquitos To Prevent West Nile Virus

County mosquito control officials will spray for mosquitoes in a roughly square-mile section of East San Mateo tonight to prevent the spread of West Nile virus, county officials said Wednesday.

07/30/2014

(Santa Clara Vector Control)

Spraying Planned For More South Bay Mosquitoes Discovered With West Nile Virus

The discovery of several mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus in the South Bay is prompting officials to once again spray for the insect.

06/30/2014

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No Signs Of West Nile Virus After San Mateo Mosquito Fogging Operation

In an effort to reduce mosquito populations, and the threat of West Nile virus in San Mateo, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District said that a fogging operation performed last week was successful.

06/25/2014

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2 People Infected With West Nile Virus In Northern California

California health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile Virus in the state. West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes.

06/21/2014

(Santa Clara Vector Control)

Bay Area Officials Warn Of West Nile Virus Threat As Mosquito Season Begins

A dead American crow recently found near the intersection of Danville Blvd. and Camille Pl. in Alamo tested positive for the disease.

04/26/2014

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2 Contra Costa County Residents Infected With West Nile Virus

Two Contra Costa County residents recently tested positive for the West Nile Virus. They are the fourth and fifth human cases of the virus confirmed in the county this year.

10/19/2013

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Marin County Resident Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

A Marin County resident has tested positive for the West Nile virus, marking the first case detected in a person in the county this year, health officials said Friday.

08/16/2013

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

Santa Clara Reports 1st West Nile Virus Case Of The Year

The woman, who was hospitalized for a short time, is now recovering at home, Santa Clara County Valley Health and Hospital System spokeswoman Joy Alexiou said.

08/07/2013

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

San Mateo County Reports Its First Cases Of West Nile Virus This Year

Two dead birds found in San Mateo have tested positive for West Nile virus, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District announced on Tuesday.

06/05/2013

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

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