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West Nile Virus


Overnight Spraying In South Bay Targets West Nile Virus

Insecticides were sprayed overnight Thursday in parts of Santa Clara and Sunnyvale in an effort to kill adult mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus.


Race Horse. (CBS)

Potentially Deadly Horse Herpes Reported On West Coast

Agriculture officials have warned that horses in Canada and at least five Western states have contracted a fatal equine virus after attending a national competition in Utah.

KPIX 5–05/19/2011


Bay Area Public Health Officials Brace For West Nile Virus Season

Dead birds have begun testing positive for West Nile virus in the Bay Area, several weeks ahead of what experts consider the “official” start of the West Nile virus season, in June.


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West Nile Virus Found In Eastern Contra Costa County

Local scientists discovered mosquitoes in Antioch and a dead bird in Oakley that tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010

Cooler Weather Means Fewer Mosquitoes

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KCBS) _ The cloudy, chilly summer weather has a lot of people down and in a foul mood.


More Ground Spraying in South Bay

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) West San Jose and Campbell residents can expect more ground spraying in the next week in an effort to suppress West Nile Virus.


Chemical Fog to Spray San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- Santa Clara County plans to spray for disease-carrying mosquitoes in as a precautionary measure against West Nile virus, but the plan is being met with opposition from some residents.


Santa Clara's West Nile Concerns

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- Santa Clara County could be in for a bad West Nile year.  20 dead birds have already been discovered compared with 14 of all last year.