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Expert Says Look to Nature in Fighting West Nile Virus

Published on October 14, 2011 By ardentadmin

While more and more cities in the United States have reported cases of West Nile virus both in form of dead birds and humans being admitted to hospitals, not all human cases are reported to authorities. People may mistake the disease as a simple case of flu, which if not treated properly can be fatal […]

Miami Man Becomes First Local Case of West Nile Virus in 2011

Published on September 24, 2011 By ardentadmin

The Miami-Dade County Health Department has confirmed that a 27-year-old local man has become the first human to contract West Nile virus locally this year. The patient first began feeling ill in early-to-mid August. He sought medical treatment and was admitted to a local hospital, where tests showed he was positive for the virus. He […]

First Cases of West Nile in Canada Reported

Published on September 8, 2010 By ardentadmin

A public health office in Canada‘s Saskatchewan Province reported what appears to be the first human cases of West Nile virus in the country this year. Representatives from the Sun Country Health Region say that two people in southeastern Saskatchewan suffered mild forms of the disease and are now recovering. Apart from these two cases, […]