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West Nile Outbreak Expected To Last Until October

Published on September 10, 2012 By ardentadmin

The West Nile outbreak is still continuing to affect many states in the US. There have been continuous outbreak alerts provided on several of the hardest hit states, Texas of which bore the brunt of the outbreak the most. The state reported nearly half of the West Nile cases this year and has reported the […]

US West Nile Virus Cases Up 40 Percent

Published on August 30, 2012 By ardentadmin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that cases of West Nile virus were up 40% from last week. As of this posting, 1,590 individuals are infected, 66 of which were fatal. Lyle Petersen, director of CDC’s Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, reiterated previous warnings that this year may yield the highest number of […]

Dallas Mayor Declares Emergency Amid Spreading West Nile Virus Threat

Published on August 16, 2012 By ardentadmin

The spreading West Nile virus threat in Dallas is becoming a serious problem that the mayor has declared Wednesday that the city is facing an emergency. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has declared the emergency in a threat that has so far killed 14 people in the State of Texas alone and 26 nationwide since the […]