West Nile Virus
Health: First Cases Of Human West Nile Virus In Pennsylvania And New Jersey; Higher Than Normal Amount Of Mosquitoes Testing Positive For Virus
Pennsylvania and New Jersey have their first human cases of West Nile Virus this year, and they’re both from our area.
The state Health Department has found West Nile virus in mosquito pools in several New Jersey Counties.
Officials say a 73-year-old woman tested positive for the virus.
A Bucks County man, diagnosed on August 20th, has died, according to officials with the state’s West Nile Virus Control Program.
A 39-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman are Camden County’s third and fourth cases of West Nile Virus, health officials confirmed Friday.
State health authorities say Philadelphia has recorded its first human case of West Nile virus this year, the fifth case in the commonwealth so far this year.
New Jersey’s Department of Health is reporting two people have died from West Nile Virus in the state.
Officials say a 68-year-old man has been hospitalized with West Nile Virus in Camden County.
Health officials in New Jersey and Pennsylvania confirmed the first human cases of West Nile Virus of the year on Friday.
Weather experts say June was the wettest month on record for the Philadelphia region, and that could translate into a bad mosquito season later on this summer.
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June has been a very wet month around here. So wet, in fact, it’s prompted an early start to efforts in South Jersey to keep the mosquito population in check.
New Jersey’s Health Department is reporting five people have died from West Nile virus in the state.
State health officials say 42 cases of the mosquito-borne illness had been reported around the state as of Friday.
Health officials in Camden County have confirmed its fifth case of West Nile Virus.