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West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Yakima County
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Health officials say West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Yakima County.
The Washington state Department of Health said Thursday it's the first confirmed detection in the state this year.
Last year, nine people in Washington were reported to have contract…
Washington Woman Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
KENNEWICK (AP) — A woman in southeastern Washington has tested positive for West Nile virus — the first human case in the state this year.
The Tri-City Herald reports the Benton-Franklin Health District announced the case Tuesday.
Officials say the woman in her 70s lives in Benton County a…
West Nile Identified in Yakima County
August 5th, 2015, the Yakima County Mosquito Control has been notified that one of the mosquito samples
collected by the Yakima County Mosquito Control, off East Selah Road, has tested positive for the West Nile
virus (WNv). This is the first positive West Nile virus sample collected by Yakima County …
Protect Yourself From Mosquitoe Bites is the Warning
Protect yourself from mosquitoe bites. That's the message from the Yakima County Health
District after a Yakima man was treated for the West Nile virus last month. One
of the first human cases in the state in 2 years.  Spokesperson Mary Ann Patnode
says don't take the advice to cove…
Two Known Human Cases of West Nile Virus Reported
A Yakima man in his 30's is among the first two human cases of the West Nile virus so far this
year.  The state health department says the man was treated at the end of last
month and had not traveled out of the area.  A Pierce County woman in her 70's
is the other case and she had …
West Nile Cases Up 40 Percent From Last Week
No cases have been found in Yakima County so far this year but federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003. The centers for disease control and prevention has confirmed 1,590 cases of the mo…

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