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Maryland Reports First West Nile Virus Death of 2012

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Health officials of the State of Maryland has reported its first fatality from West Nile virus this year, as the rest of the United States has seen record-high cases. The disease is spreading faster compared to previous years, partly due to a mild winter and several spring rains that allowed mosquitoes to breed earlier. Maryland […]

Rates of Westnile Virus Cases Going Down

By ardentadmin

2008 is seeing a decline in the number of Westnile virus cases both in humans and in animals. There were reportedly only six cases of human infection in four states namely: Arizona, Texas, Mississippi and Tennessee. There are also reportedly lower cases of animal and mosquito infections for this year, and they only occurred in five states, namely: Alabama, California, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. Compared to the previous years, the decline is fairly significant. In 2007, there were more o…