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State agriculture officials are urging horse owners to keep their horses' vaccinations updated. Last year, there was only one confirmed case of West Nile Virus in horses and there were no cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis. But the Virginia...
Tags: Vaccines, Drugs and Medicines, Rabies
New information from the The Centers for Disease Control shows West Nile Virus is spreading faster this year than in years past. The numbers are more than double nationwide this year over last. In Virginia this year, 13 cases have been reported so...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterVirginia has two reported cases of West Nile Virus this year. It's not nearly the number states like Texas are seeing, but it does mean the virus is here. Mosquitoes are tiny, but potentially deadly. Mosquito bites have led to two cases of West Nile...
The Will County Health Department has responded to the opening of the 2013 mosquito season by activating its annual telephone line to help zero in on potential West Nile virus hot spots by identifying birds that died from the disease. Launched in May...
AP Medical WriterNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say last year was the worst ever for West Nile virus deaths. The final tally reported Monday was 286 deaths — or two more than the record set in 2002. But there were far fewer illnesses overall, and...
The Rev. Tim Brown is beginning to take baby steps again. The pastor of Church of the Nazarene in Ellendale, N.D., and avid outdoorsman is recovering after being infected with the West Nile virus last summer. "I'm learning how to walk again, and it'...
Swarms of flying insects residents might have seen the last couple of days are not mosquitoes, but midges, said Mark Hoven, Aberdeen parks superintendent. Midges are the size of a small fly and are harmless. "They don't bite humans," Hoven said....
Vaccination of horses has become a hot topic among equine veterinarians and owners. There is not one vaccination program that is appropriate for every horse, every time. The horse's immune system is not the same as ours. Therefore, we vaccinate yearly and...
FORT WAYNE -- April showers could bring a distinctive summer buzz for many Indiana residents this year. WANE-TV reports rain totals are running about 3 inches above average for the month in northeastern Indiana. That has created ideal breeding grounds...
BROOKINGS - Springtime is an excellent time for horse owners to vaccinate their horses against threats from infectious diseases, says Russ Daly, SDSU Extension Veterinarian and State Public Health Veterinarian. "Many of the infectious diseases of...
Pediatric Critical Care of South FloridaAs families travel or head out to camp, swim, hike or play, so do mosquitos, ticks and other pesky insects. Unfortunately, warmer weather also means guarding against illnesses, such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and the West Nile virus....
Tags: Lyme Disease, Parenting, Photophobia, Symptoms, Meningitis
Tribune reporterFamiliar faces will take the top elected spots in Elmhurst and Lombard, where current elected officials declared victory Tuesday night. Elmhurst In Elmhurst, 6th ward alderman Steve Morley garnered just over 43 percent of the vote in a three-way...
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