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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.


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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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San Francisco Health Officials Warn Residents Of West Nile Virus

There have been 19 cases of West Nile virus in the state this year, including Santa Clara and Contra Costa counties. The San Francisco Health Department is now asking the public’s help in preventing the spread of mosquitoes that may carry the virus. Nader Shatara, the head of Vector Control for the San Francisco Health Department, said residents should beware of standing water where mosquitoes breed.


San Jose West Nile Spraying to Begin Tonight

Vector control crews plan to spray chemicals in West San Jose Tuesday night to curb spread of the West Nile virus.