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Anne Arundel Co. Sprays Mosquitoes To Cut Down On West Nile Threat

The state of Maryland is taking new safety steps in the midst of a spike in West Nile virus cases. Wednesday night, crews sprayed communities to kill the mosquitoes that carry this deadly disease.

09/11/2013

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Potentially Deadly Disease To Humans Kills Horse On Eastern Shore

A disease with no known cure kills a horse on the Eastern Shore, and it can kill humans as well. It’s carried by mosquitoes, and it may be even more dangerous than the West Nile virus.

08/16/2013

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Home Remedies For Summertime Ailments

Get caught up on all the remedies for summer-specific ailments like sunburns and bug bites.

07/16/2013

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Scientists Display Work At Md. Research Festival

Maj. Scotty Long is no historian, but his work sometimes leads him to extract DNA from century-old mosquitoes kept by the Smithsonian Institution.

05/09/2013

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DC Reports 1st West Nile Virus Death

District of Columbia health officials are reporting the city’s first West Nile virus death.

09/06/2012

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MDA To Spray For Mosquitoes In Anne Arundel County To Prevent West Nile Virus Spread

The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) will spray for mosquitoes in Anne Arundel County after cases of West Nile Virus reported in Maryland.

09/05/2012

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West Nile Outbreak On Track To Be Worst Ever

West Nile virus now has killed 47 people and infected an estimated 95,000.

08/27/2012

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Adult In Central Maryland Diagnosed With West Nile Virus

Maryland public health officials say the first case of West Nile virus has been diagnosed in the state.

08/10/2012

West Nile Virus: Questions & Answers

How extensive is the threat of West Nile Virus this summer, and how can you help protect yourself from it?

08/02/2012

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Fears Of West Nile Virus Spark Mosquito Spraying Campaign

The wet weather that’s been making people miserable has been perfect for making mosquitoes. As their numbers grow, so does the threat of West Nile Virus.

09/26/2011

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Officials Warn Of West Nile Virus Threat After Flooding

There’s a new threat from Maryland’s widespread flooding. Standing water brings a mosquito invasion, and with them, the risk of a deadly virus.

09/14/2011

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West Nile Virus Found In Anne Arundel County

Wiping out West Nile. The state says it’s found the disease in some parts of Anne Arundel County.

09/04/2011

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