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West Nile Virus

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  • West Nile virus found in local samples

    West Nile virus found in local samples
    Officials have warned local residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites after several mosquito samples countywide — including one each reported in Glendale and La CaƱada, and two in Burbank — tested positive for West Nile virus in the last month.
  • Vector control district could add area communities

    Property owners in La Crescenta and Montrose could pay more in taxes as officials move to annex both areas into the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, which has been providing services in the two communities, but residents haven’t...

    Mosquitoes, bird test positive for West Nile

    Eleven mosquito samples in Burbank have tested positive for the West Nile virus, and an infected dead bird was found in Glendale, prompting local officials to renew calls for eliminating standing pools of water where the insects prefer to breed. “...

    Tests confirm West Nile in tri-city area

    Tests confirm West Nile in tri-city area
    Eight samples in the tri-city region, including two dead crows, have tested positive for West Nile virus, prompting warnings from vector control officials. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District collected three positive mosquito samples...

    Ron Kaye: L.A. has gone to potholes

    Ron Kaye: L.A. has gone to potholes
    Cracked and potholed streets don't just damage your car and annoy you, they also kill — causing accidents, slowing emergency response times, endangering pedestrians, even increasing the risk of West Nile virus by allowing stagnant pools of water...