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US On Track For Deadliest Outbreak of West Nile Virus

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. health officials say the country has just had its worst year ever for West Nile virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that so far, 118 people have been reported dead and more than 1,400 seriously ill from the virus. The agency’s Dr. Lyle Peterson says the southern state of Texas […]

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US Outbreak of West Nile Virus May Be Worst in Years

Posted August 17th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Government officials in Texas have ordered aerial spraying of insecticide in Dallas to kill mosquitos carrying the potentially deadly West Nile virus. An outbreak of the disease this year has killed 26 people and sickened perhaps 700 more this year across a wide area of the U.S. Texas has been worst affected by what is […]

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