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AllAfrica.com
UPDF Warn S. Sudan Rebels Against Recruiting Ugandanscolonel on allegation of recruiting youths in the northern Uganda district into
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
colonel on allegation of recruiting youths in the northern Uganda district into rebel ranks. Ms Josephine Angucia, the West Nile police spokesperson, said Col John Data Taban, 51, claimed they run an extensive recruitment ring in both Uganda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Public Expenditure Misses Its Goalsdecentralised nature of the national education system and the continued meagre
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
decentralised nature of the national education system and the continued meagre government expenditure in the sector. In West Nile, irrespective of the government expenditure on health, four out of five children are deprived of their right to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's Slow Slide Into Crisisabound of how locals distrust the government's intentions. In northern Uganda,
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
abound of how locals distrust the government's intentions. In northern Uganda, communities in the Acholi and West Nile regions are sceptical of the government's acquisition of communal land to house the huge influx of South Sudanese... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Rhodes Scholars selected from Washington UniversityScholars. Brown is studying biology, with a focus in neuroscience. She has don
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
Scholars. Brown is studying biology, with a focus in neuroscience. She has done extensive research on genetics and the West Nile Virus. Borders is majoring in history. She wrote her dissertation about how slavery affected relationships for... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Rhodes Scholars selected from Washington UniversityScholars. Brown is studying biology, with a focus in neuroscience. She has don
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
Scholars. Brown is studying biology, with a focus in neuroscience. She has done extensive research on genetics and the West Nile Virus. Borders is majoring in history. She wrote her dissertation about how slavery affected relationships for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Fails to Stop Supply of Fake Seeds, Sick AnimalsRev Leviticus Acidri of Madi and West Nile diocese of the Church of Uganda is o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Rev Leviticus Acidri of Madi and West Nile diocese of the Church of Uganda is one of the beneficiaries of seeds from Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), an army-led initiative to end household poverty and drive the country into the cherished... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
2 students with ties to Missouri named Rhodes scholarsof Cincinnati. Brown is studying biology with a focus in neuroscience. She has
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
of Cincinnati. Brown is studying biology with a focus in neuroscience. She has done extensive research on genetics and the West Nile virus. She also founded the Minority Association of Rising Scientists that works to help minority students in... Read more
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Philly.com
3 New Jersey residents chosen as Rhodes Scholarsat Johns Hopkins and behavioral science at the University of Miami. She has do
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
at Johns Hopkins and behavioral science at the University of Miami. She has done extensive research on genetics and the West Nile virus. She also founded the Minority Association of Rising Scientists that works to help minority students in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
All you need to know about the Glasgow Christmas lights switch-onSquare and Queen Street Station vehicle access South Frederick Street - for it
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
Square and Queen Street Station vehicle access South Frederick Street - for its whole length West George Street - between West Nile Street and George Square 6.30am to 7.30am on Sunday, November 19 Ingram Street - (West bound) between Queen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudanese Refugees Reject Family PlanningThe increasing population of South Sudan refugees in Adjumani is a major worry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The increasing population of South Sudan refugees in Adjumani is a major worry for Ugandans living in the West Nile district. Government and different NGOs have started sensitising refugees about the importance of family planning. Nearly 100... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit Is Heart of the Matter and Matter of the Heartby the reinstatement of the term limits. Only then will the 1995 Constitution's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
by the reinstatement of the term limits. Only then will the 1995 Constitution's purest intentions be realised. The Rt Rev Dr Obetia is the bishop (rtd) of Madi and West Nile diocese and a Senior Teaching Fellow, Uganda Christian University M... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Bishop Cautions Government On LandLira — The retired bishop of Madi and West Nile Diocese has said land belonging
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Lira — The retired bishop of Madi and West Nile Diocese has said land belonging to the poor is under threat because it's being grabbed by some "greedy" individuals. Rev Dr Joel Obetia, who currently heads practical studies at Uganda Christian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gen Kayihura Tasks 25 New Commanders On ProfessionalismKampala South. Others who District police commanders are SSP Ceaser Tusingwire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Kampala South. Others who District police commanders are SSP Ceaser Tusingwire, Rwenzori East; SSP Ignatius Otong, North West Nile; SSP Peter Nkulange, Rwenzori West; SSP John Ematu, Kyoga North; SSP Bashir Sempala, Kampala Metropolitan East; SP... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefdistricts. It specializes in performing annual programs to protect the public f
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
districts. It specializes in performing annual programs to protect the public from diseases such as the Zika virus, West Nile virus, yellow fever, malaria and dengue fever. The holding company's lake service division is called SOLitude Lake... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Combatants Warned Against New Rebellionfor the ex-combatants was tackled including the 52 child soldiers who were hand
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
for the ex-combatants was tackled including the 52 child soldiers who were handled by UNICEF and were sent to schools. The West Nile districts of Yumbe, Koboko and Moyo suffered from the effects of war waged against President Museveni's regime by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit Campaigns - Ministers Face Raw Firepolice guards from constituents in his Adjumani district. He had gone to consul
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
police guards from constituents in his Adjumani district. He had gone to consult as MP for Adjumani West. Still in West Nile, the state minister for Finance in charge of general duties, Gabriel Aridru Ajedra, was also saved by police from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vipers Are the Logical Choice to Play in Africaand Cup double, the spot automatically should have been taken up by Uganda Cup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
and Cup double, the spot automatically should have been taken up by Uganda Cup losing finalists Piadha Black Angels but the West Nile-based team do not have the resources to participate in continental football. KCCA lest we forget will play in the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New Jersey farm quarantined after horse contracts herpeslike other viral diseases affecting horses' neurological systems, such as rabie
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
like other viral diseases affecting horses' neurological systems, such as rabies, eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus, must be reported to the state veterinarian within 48 hours. Owners can contact the NJDA Animal Heath... Read more
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The Hindu
Can gene drive wipe out all mosquitoes?in this category. It can potentially eliminate mosquitoes that cause malaria, d
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
in this category. It can potentially eliminate mosquitoes that cause malaria, dengue, Zika, chikungunya, yellow fever, West Nile, sleeping sickness, Lyme and others. It also has potential to eliminate pests infecting crops in agriculture.... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Taylor mosquito trap sample tests positive for West Nile VirusTAYLOR, TEXAS - A sample taken from trapped mosquitoes from a location at Robin
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
TAYLOR, TEXAS - A sample taken from trapped mosquitoes from a location at Robinson Park has tested positive for West Nile Virus, the City of Taylor announced Thursday. The city said the sample was taken on Nov. 7 as a part of the city's proactive... Read more
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Mashable
Armed mosquitoes to battle invasive, disease-carrying mosquitoes in the U.S.the mid-1980s. Since then, it has spread to 26 states and can carry diseases de
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
the mid-1980s. Since then, it has spread to 26 states and can carry diseases deadly to both humans and animals, including West Nile virus, Zika, encephalitis, and dengue fever. Making matters worse, this mosquito is an especially active... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
There's no off-season for mosquito controlcould pose a health risk. Their focus is now testing for in treating the Culex
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
could pose a health risk. Their focus is now testing for in treating the Culex population that is capable of carrying the West Nile virus. "We try to break that cycle by spraying them before they get to be too old and able to carry diseases and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
More Viral Meningitis Cases Reported in Washoe Countyto order laboratory tests for enterovirus and, depending on mosquito bite expos
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
to order laboratory tests for enterovirus and, depending on mosquito bite exposure history, to also order tests for West Nile Virus. Common meningitis symptoms in babies include: fever, irritability poor eating, sleepiness or trouble waking... Read more
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Gridley Herald
Tire Amnesty Day at Neal Road RecyclingTire Amnesty Day is good news for Butte County. “Old waste tires are great incu
Gridley Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Tire Amnesty Day is good news for Butte County. “Old waste tires are great incubators for mosquitoes, a carrier of the West Nile Virus,” said Steve Rodowick, Butte County Recycling Coordinator. “By helping the public remove these breeding sites... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit Bill - NRM Chiefs Use Shs 5bn to Beat Oppositionthe bill. Hudu Oleru and Nasur Gaddafi; the controversial chair of the party's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
the bill. Hudu Oleru and Nasur Gaddafi; the controversial chair of the party's youth league, are the CEC members sent to West Nile while Sam Engola and Lydia Wanyoto are in Lango, another volatile sub-region. Former Moroto Municipality MP and... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
New evidence of brain damage from West Nile virus, scientists...presented Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Med
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
presented Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. The 10-year study of 262 West Nile patients is one of the largest assessments studying the long-term health problems associated with West Nile... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Accident Claims Life of West Nile Foundation Official, Three Seriously Hurt39, was the administrator at Alaka & Co Advocates law firm and an official of t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
39, was the administrator at Alaka & Co Advocates law firm and an official of the self-help and development-focused West Nile Foundation. Injured and admitted at International Hospital Kampala are George Afi Obitre-Gama, an engineer working... Read more
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The Mercury News
Should we be worried about missing birds and bugs in our yards?districts will tell us, it’s always mosquito season in the Bay Area. While the
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
districts will tell us, it’s always mosquito season in the Bay Area. While the mosquitoes can vector diseases, including West Nile virus, they also are an important food source for some birds and fish. So what is causing the decline? We are. Our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kampala Arrests Highlight Years-Long Rwanda, Uganda Tensionknown as the Coalition of the Willing. Midway, Uganda changed its mind and dec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
known as the Coalition of the Willing. Midway, Uganda changed its mind and decided to prioritise the line from Kampala to West Nile region on the border with Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Officially, Uganda claimed that it would... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Fight the bite: How you can protect yourself from mosquitoeshave to fight them year-round. And sometimes, these insects can carry dangerou
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 days ago
have to fight them year-round. And sometimes, these insects can carry dangerous diseases with them. Diseases such as the West Nile virus and Zika, but according to Scott Harrington with Calcasieu Parish Mosquito Control, this year has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kayihura in Trouble: The Story Behind Arrest of Top Cops2001, Mayombo oversaw the brutal arrest of his younger brother, Okwiri Rwabwoni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
2001, Mayombo oversaw the brutal arrest of his younger brother, Okwiri Rwabwoni, at Entebbe airport in 2001 on his way to West Nile to campaign alongside Besigye. Mayombo would later be appointed Permanent Secretary, Defence Ministry before dying... Read more
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Business Wire
APAC Tops the Household Insecticide Marketinsecticides in 2016. Over the past few years, Europe has been recording severa
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
insecticides in 2016. Over the past few years, Europe has been recording several cases of malaria, chikungunya, and West Nile fever. Owing to significant climatic changes, the UK will register a rise in the number of mosquito-borne diseases... Read more
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DW
Vector-borne diseases: Climate change's role in spreading them |condensed water from some air conditioners may provide a breeding ground for th
DW / Posted 19 days ago
condensed water from some air conditioners may provide a breeding ground for thousands of larvae. The arrival of the West Nile virus in the US is a textbook case, showing just how important unusual weather conditions can be. The virus first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit Debate Progressing By Crisis, Deception and Procedural FlapsBusoga (split), Bukedi (against), Karamoja (against), Teso (split), Bugisu (aga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Busoga (split), Bukedi (against), Karamoja (against), Teso (split), Bugisu (against), Lango (split), Acholi (against), West Nile (to be reported). MPs, including the generously endowed ones, are running away from irate voters. As if to stir... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Walker County, Ga., plans tire disposal amnesty dayDay. Properly disposing of scrap tires helps eliminate mosquito breeding sites
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
Day. Properly disposing of scrap tires helps eliminate mosquito breeding sites in the community, the release states. "West Nile Virus is really serious. We've already had someone in a neighboring county die from this mosquito-borne illness,"... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Dinertec: Toots hams it up with Carluccios' new vegan menuup the Buick. Toots said she was keen to try the new meat-free, Autumn menu at
EveningTimes Online / Posted 21 days ago
up the Buick. Toots said she was keen to try the new meat-free, Autumn menu at Italian favourite Carluccio's, downtown on West Nile Street. She announced last week she was turning vegan for “ethical reasons.” I suspect it had more to do with... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Persistent buzz; mosquitoes still hereis part of an ongoing trend. The state began trapping mosquitoes in June and t
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 days ago
is part of an ongoing trend. The state began trapping mosquitoes in June and testing for a variety of diseases, including West Nile Virus, Zika virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. As of Oct. 18, 194,066 mosquitoes were trapped in the state. Of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Persistent buzz; mosquitoes still hereis part of an ongoing trend. The state began trapping mosquitoes in June and t
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
is part of an ongoing trend. The state began trapping mosquitoes in June and testing for a variety of diseases, including West Nile Virus, Zika virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. As of Oct. 18, 194,066 mosquitoes were trapped in the state. Of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit Probe Team Afraid of Upcountry Hearingsscrutinising the bill seeking to remove presidential age limits, drafted a plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
scrutinising the bill seeking to remove presidential age limits, drafted a plan to travel to North, West, Central, East and West Nile regions. But according to the committee chairperson, Jacob Oboth-Oboth (West Budama South), due to the hostility... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Mosquito concerns in wake of the North Bay FiresFire destroyed homes, and blackened backyard pools. So far, the species of mos
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 22 days ago
Fire destroyed homes, and blackened backyard pools. So far, the species of mosquito being found is very common, and not associated with West Nile Virus, but that could change as pool waters deteriorate further, attracting other types of mosq... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Ask the doctorsDear Doctor: Amid all the talk about the Zika virus, I thought we'd stopped wor
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Dear Doctor: Amid all the talk about the Zika virus, I thought we'd stopped worrying about West Nile. Now I see that it's back -- or never left. What are the risks of this? Are they greater than Zika? Dear Reader: You are correct; West Nile virus... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefin Palm Springs, spokesman William F. Pitman said in an e-mail. State official
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
in Palm Springs, spokesman William F. Pitman said in an e-mail. State officials have announced the fourth human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. The Department of Public Health said Tuesday the patient is a Middlesex County... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tire Amnesty Day Planned In Walker County This SaturdayChickamauga. Properly disposing of scrap tires helps eliminate mosquito breedi
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 days ago
Chickamauga. Properly disposing of scrap tires helps eliminate mosquito breeding sites in the community, officials said. "West Nile Virus is really serious. We've already had someone in a neighboring county die from this mosquito-borne illness,"... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Second horse confirmed with West Nile Virus in Columbiana CountyThe Ohio Department of Agriculture has confirmed that a second horse in Columbi
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 days ago
The Ohio Department of Agriculture has confirmed that a second horse in Columbiana County has tested positive for West Nile virus. On October 15, a five-year-old Percheron (breed of draft horse) gelding in Negley exhibited symptoms such as loss of... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
City of Florence to lose almost half million in water fundsaid he thought the city should continue budgeting the mosquito spray, stating
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
said he thought the city should continue budgeting the mosquito spray, stating the city has not had a lot of cases of West Nile Virus since it began spraying for mosquitoes. The rest of the council agreed to keep the mosquito spray in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's Textile Industry Picking Up the Threadsproduces merely 110,707 bales per annum, grown in more than 60 districts in Bus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
produces merely 110,707 bales per annum, grown in more than 60 districts in Busoga, Bukedi, Bugisu, Teso, Lango, Acholi, West Nile, and western regions employing thousands of Ugandan households. With new investors joining the sector, amid... Read more
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EuroNews
Climate Change Is Already Messing Us Up, Report Warnsyellow fever, among other viruses, is finding more places to live. The same go
EuroNews / Posted 23 days ago
yellow fever, among other viruses, is finding more places to live. The same goes for mosquitoes that spread malaria and West Nile virus. "The number of cases of dengue fever has nearly doubled every decade," the report reads. Air pollution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anite Dances to Her Own Political Tunethough, I joined radio (Arua One FM). My parents were well-off but I wanted to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
though, I joined radio (Arua One FM). My parents were well-off but I wanted to put the family name on the map of Arua and West Nile. I wanted people to talk about my father's family." During this year's Independence celebrations in Koboko... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest County hosts non-hazardous waste clean up dayand certainly, any of these tires that hold water, anything that we can do to r
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 25 days ago
and certainly, any of these tires that hold water, anything that we can do to reduce the mosquito population with the West Nile outbreaks that we've had." More than 5,000 pounds of electronic waste was collected at a similar county-wide clean... Read more
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KTVN Reno
LA County West Nile infections top 200; hot weather blamedLOS ANGELES (AP) - Health officials say more than 200 people in Los Angeles Cou
KTVN Reno / Posted 25 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Health officials say more than 200 people in Los Angeles County have contracted West Nile virus this year and 17 have died. The Los Angeles Times reported Saturday that that is the third highest level of infection in county... Read more
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