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Rants & Raves

...ditches with standing water. Don't be surprised if one of those goats gets infected and we suffer an outbreak of the West Nile virus. A RAVE FOR THE new River Levee Trail. It's awesome! I can't wait for a tie-in to get to the North Augusta Greeneway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-22/rants-raves
Fear outweighs risk of Ebola, experts say

...pain and can persist for years, she said."There is a concern that chikungunya will start to spread in the U.S. like West Nile (virus) did," Woeltje said.But those don't cast the terrifying specter that Ebola does at the moment, even if the more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/fear-outweighs-risk-ebola-ex
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher eyes back-to-back titles; Seminoles begin preseason practice

...first practice was well attended as each freshman signee was academically eligible and there were few injuries. Defensive tackle Nile Lawrence-Stample was limited with a shoulder injury and linebacker Ukeme Eligwe remains out with a foot injury.Running back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/florida-state-coach-jimbo
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-10/west-nile-virus-blamed-aiken
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-12/west-nile-outbreak-most-seri
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-18/west-nile-kills-3-sc
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-08-29/mosquito-control-calls-incre
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-28/west-nile-kills-metro-atlant
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-05/west-nile-virus-cases-set-na
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/20/liv_393612.shtml
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