West Nile Virus

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West Nile Virus Cases Grow; State’s Record Drought Likely A Factor

This year is shaping up to be one of the worst for West Nile virus since 2005, both here in the Bay Area and across the state. Public health officials are attempting to figure out why but climate change and drought are likely factors.

10/20/2014

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West Nile Virus Spreads In South San Francisco, Livermore, Mosquito Fogging Scheduled

The West Nile virus has been discovered in a dead bird and pool of mosquitoes at Clay Park in South San Francisco, and at the Bruno Canziani park area in Livermore.

08/21/2014

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5 Infected With West Nile Virus In Santa Clara County

Five residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe neuroinvasive form that can lead to death.

08/16/2014

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Jump on Tomorrow: Farewell To Candlestick, Nurses Strike, South Bay Mosquito Fogging

On Thursday, Paul McCartney takes the stage in the farewell to Candlestick Park.

08/13/2014

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Jump On Tomorrow: A’s San Jose Lawsuit, Westboro Church Protests Tech

On Tuesday, lawyers representing the City of San Jose will take their antitrust case against Major League Baseball to a federal appeals court.

08/11/2014

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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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