Confirmed cases of a deadly disease. Health officials are reporting new cases of West Nile virus have been discovered around Baltimore.
Public health officials are urging Maryland residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites to prevent infection with the West Nile virus.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reminds Marylanders to take precautions to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites as it begins tracking West Nile virus cases for the 2013 season.
Thursday night is just the first of several nights that crews will spray for mosquitoes.
The West Nile virus claims its first life in Maryland this year and federal health officials warn this could be the worst summer ever for the disease.
As a warm winter gives way to an early spring, it’s not just flowers popping up. It’s bugs.
Prince George’s County officials have confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus in a New Carrollton resident, and are warning other county residents to take precautions.
Wiping out West Nile. The state says it’s found the disease in some parts of Anne Arundel County.
Dry weather along the Eastern Shore has given officials tasked with controlling mosquitoes in the state a brief respite, although they are concerned about a resurgence of the insect populations later in the season.
Agriculture officials have started spraying for mosquito larvae on the lower shore.
Two Army scientists are being honored for inventing a better mosquito trap.