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West Nile Virus

West Nile Spraying

New Information Shows Mosquito Spray Flight Path Went Further South Over Homes

According to the district’s website, the target zone was north of Elkhorn Boulevard, where the tracking data showed the plane flying. But it also flew further south into residential neighborhoods.


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Mosquito Spraying Uses Chemical That Prompted Warning For Pregnant Women From UC Davis

The move comes after the Sacramento-Yolo Vector Control District noticed a significant uptick in dead birds and mosquitoes testing positive for the potentially deadly virus.


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2 People In Northern California Infected With West Nile Virus

California health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile virus in the state.


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Sutter County Woman Dies From West Nile Virus

A Sutter County woman has died from West Nile Virus becoming the County’s first ever fatality from the mosquito-born illness, according to officials.


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Placer County Reports 3 Positive Human Cases Of West Nile Virus

A Roseville resident and two Lincoln residents have tested positive for the West Nile virus recently, becoming the first cases in Placer County this year to have a documented infection of the disease.


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Human Case Of West Nile Virus Detected In Sutter County

A woman living in Sutter County has been diagnosed with the West Nile virus, the county’s first human case since 2007.


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Placer County Reports Spike In West Nile Virus Activity

Placer County is getting close to an epidemic level of West Nile Virus activity after 22 more samples tested positive this week and four dead birds were also infected.


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Mosquito District Warns Of Early West Nile Virus Detections

The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District has confirmed five mosquito samples and two new dead birds have tested positive for the West Nile virus recently.


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Man Becomes First West Nile Case Of 2011

California has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus in 2011.


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Second Dead Bird Found Infected With West Nile

Tests confirmed Thursday that a dead bird found in the Arden-Arcade area was carrying the West Nile Virus, authorities said.