North Augusta man's death blamed on West Nile virus

...person in South Carolina to die from West Nile virus this year, according to the state...This gentleman tested positive for West Nile virus infection after being hospitalized...spokesman Jim Beasley said a finding of "West Nile positive" cannot be confirmed until the...

West Nile outbreak is 'most serious,' health official says

The current West Nile virus outbreak is the "most serious...the second week of September since West Nile appeared in the U.S. in 1999.There...South Carolina has been hard hit by West Nile. Georgia has had 29 human cases and three...

West Nile kills 3 in SC

...say three people have now died in South Carolina from the West Nile virus.The Greenville News reported that the Department of Health...DHEC spokesman Jim Beasley says the agency began tracking West Nile virus in 2001. Beasley says the only other death was reported...

Mosquito Control calls increase amid rain, West Nile concerns

More than 1,500 people nationwide have contracted West Nile virus this year, and concerns about the outbreak and heavy rains...waves, such as the one in 2002-03, also coincided with West Nile virus outbreaks, he said.Hurricane Isaac will probably not...

West Nile kills metro Atlanta woman

...of a 78-year-old woman in Gwinnett County is the most recent person to die in Georgia this year after contracting the West Nile virus.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the case is one of four deaths out of 44 cases so far this year in Georgia...

West Nile virus cases set nationwide record, officials say

A record number of people have become infected with mosquito-borne West Nile virus, with more than 2,000 confirmed cases nationwide and nearly 100 deaths, health officials said Wednesday.Richmond County...

SC West Nile cases up

The number of cases of West Nile virus is increasing in South Carolina.Chris Evans with the Department of Health and Environmental Control says there had been...

West Nile vaccine for horses appears to be working

OMAHA, Neb. -- Cases of West Nile virus in horses have dropped off sharply...responsible for the decline. The West Nile virus was first detected in the United...be administered by the owner, the West Nile vaccine cannot. It is only sold directly...

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West Nile likely to keep spreading

WASHINGTON -- West Nile virus may well complete its coast-to-coast...aren't dying in your neighborhood, West Nile probably hasn't spread there yet. Dead...suspicious. But of more concern are birds West Nile doesn't easily kill, like common house...

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Federal officials trying to find a test for West Nile

...three organ recipients contracted West Nile, federal officials said they are speeding...spreading virus. No blood test exists for West Nile, even in patients that are showing symptoms...going wrong in a blood transfusion, West Nile's way down at the bottom," said Dr...

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