Officials are spraying for mosquitoes in some areas of northern Baltimore County to help prevent West Nile virus.
For the first time this year, a person in Baltimore County contracts West Nile virus. That person has died, but from unrelated causes.
For the first time this year, a person in the Baltimore area has West Nile virus. Now health officials have issued a warning about mosquito-borne illnesses.
For the first time this year, mosquitoes in Maryland have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Health officials say more are expected. Now they’re taking action to try and prevent people getting sick.
The Maryland Department of Health confirms the first case of West Nile virus in Maryland this year.
Confirmed cases of a deadly disease. Health officials are reporting new cases of West Nile virus have been discovered around Baltimore.
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.
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.
Thursday night is just the first of several nights that crews will spray for mosquitoes.
Baltimore County health workers have confirmed one case of West Nile virus. Now county leaders are taking extra steps to wipe out infected mosquitos.