West Nile Virus
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.
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.
One mosquito bite can change your life forever. This year is already the worst in a decade for West Nile Virus and now a new mutation is making the disease even more dangerous.
The first of two planned mosquito spraying has occurred in the Milford area to suppress the transmission of West Nile Virus, where a human case was identified.
Thursday night is just the first of several nights that crews will spray for mosquitoes.
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.
Baltimore County health workers have confirmed one case of West Nile virus. Now county leaders are taking extra steps to wipe out infected mosquitos.
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.
Maryland public health officials say the first case of West Nile virus has been diagnosed in the state.