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West Nile Virus

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

Mosquito Fogging Planned In Antioch After West Nile Virus Discovery

Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District crews will spray an area of Antioch tonight after discovering a group of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus there, district officials said.


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West Nile Virus Found In 2 Contra Costa County Birds

Two crows located in Contra Costa County tested positive for the West Nile virus Tuesday, according to the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District.


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East Contra Costa Steps Up Precautions Against West Nile Virus

Mosquito control experts in east Contra Costa County are spraying pesticide to stay ahead of West Nile Virus after a third resident in that area has contracted the disease.


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Mosquitoes Tested Positive For West Nile In San Jose

A Santa Clara County neighborhood will get a fogging treatment early next week following the findings.



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.


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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 | CBS San Francisco–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.