West Nile Virus

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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.


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West Nile Found In New Jersey Mosquitoes

The state Health Department has found West Nile virus in mosquito pools in several New Jersey Counties.



Camden County Officials Confirm Fifth Case Of West Nile

Officials say a 73-year-old woman tested positive for the virus.


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Bucks County Man Dies Of West Nile Virus

A Bucks County man, diagnosed on August 20th, has died, according to officials with the state’s West Nile Virus Control Program.


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Officials: 2 More West Nile Virus Cases in Camden County

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.



Philadelphia Records 1st Human West Nile Case of 2013

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.


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2 West Nile Virus Deaths Reported In New Jersey

New Jersey’s Department of Health is reporting two people have died from West Nile Virus in the state.



Man Hospitalized With West Nile Virus In Camden County

Officials say a 68-year-old man has been hospitalized with West Nile Virus in Camden County.


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UPDATE: Health Officials Confirm First Human Cases Of West Nile Virus In Pa., NJ

Health officials in New Jersey and Pennsylvania confirmed the first human cases of West Nile Virus of the year on Friday.


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Delaware Valley Bracing For Upsurge In Mosquito Population

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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Angie’s List: Preventing Mosquitoes In Your Yard

By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Summer is synonymous with many things: baseball, fireworks and unfortunately, mosquitoes.  They can ruin a summer barbecue faster than a rotten hamburger.  In today’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan […]


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Camden County Gets Early Start In Mosquito Population Control After Rainy Spring

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.



5 West Nile Virus Deaths Reported In New Jersey

New Jersey’s Health Department is reporting five people have died from West Nile virus in the state.



Death Toll From West Nile In New Jersey At 4

State health officials say 42 cases of the mosquito-borne illness had been reported around the state as of Friday.


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Camden County Health Officials Confirm 5th Case Of West Nile Virus

Health officials in Camden County have confirmed its fifth case of West Nile Virus.