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.
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.
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Maj. Scotty Long is no historian, but his work sometimes leads him to extract DNA from century-old mosquitoes kept by the Smithsonian Institution.
District of Columbia health officials are reporting the city’s first West Nile virus death.
The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) will spray for mosquitoes in Anne Arundel County after cases of West Nile Virus reported in Maryland.
West Nile virus now has killed 47 people and infected an estimated 95,000.
Maryland public health officials say the first case of West Nile virus has been diagnosed in the state.
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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.
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.
Wiping out West Nile. The state says it’s found the disease in some parts of Anne Arundel County.