Tag archive for ‘West Nile Virus outbreak’
By Robert On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

West Nile virus bill passes Texas Senate, heads to the House

In 2012, the state of Texas experienced an epidemic of West Nile virus in humans with over 1,700 cases recorded, accounting for about one-third of all cases in the United States. Dallas County, considered the “epicenter” More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 18th, 2012

CDC: Number of West Nile virus cases exceed 4,500, highest since 2003

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the updated numbers on the current West Nile virus outbreak Tuesday. West Nile virus (WNV) activity reported to ArboNET, by state, United More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 4th, 2012

CDC reports more than 400 West Nile Virus cases last week

Photo/CDC As of October 2, 2012, 48 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. A total of 3,969 cases of West Nile virus disease in people, including 163 deaths, have been reported More...

By Robert On Thursday, August 30th, 2012

West Nile Virus cases increase 40 percent in a week according to CDC

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services gave a telebriefing today updating the public on the current West Nile Virus (WNV) outbreak More...

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