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West Nile Virus

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  • 2 dead as O.C. West Nile outbreak grows

    2 dead as O.C. West Nile outbreak grows
    Two Orange County residents have died of West Nile virus in the past week as the county's number of human infections has grown fivefold this month and appears to be "spiraling out of control," health officials said Thursday.
  • N.B., H.B. residents positive for West Nile

    Three Huntington Beach residents, a Newport Beach man and an Irvine woman were among 45 people who were reported to have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Orange County this year as of Nov. 20. None of those cases were fatal. Of the 107 total...

    Official: Buck Gully free of mosquitoes

    A recent inspection showed no mosquitoes in Lower Buck Gully, a city official said this week. "Vector Control was out last week," Robert Stein, an assistant Newport Beach engineer, said in an email. "No sightings of mosquitoes." Some residents along...

    West Nile cases still on rise in state; Orange County is hot spot

    West Nile cases still on rise in state; Orange County is hot spot
    The number of West Nile virus cases is continuing to explode throughout the state, with more than 350 people infected; more than a third are in Orange County. Earlier this month, the California Department of Public Health said the proportion of...

    Santa Ana to be sprayed with insecticide amid big West Nile outbreak

     Santa Ana to be sprayed with insecticide amid big West Nile outbreak
    Combating the worst outbreak of West Nile virus ever recorded in Orange County, officials Tuesday will begin spraying targeted neighborhoods with insecticide in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the disease. From 3 a.m....