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 contracted West Nile...
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 and likely became infected there...
The Yakima County Mosquito Control has been notified that a local sample has tested positive for the West Nile virus. The mosquito was off of East Selah Road. Although you should still feel safe, here are some ways to protect yourself straight from the Yakima County Mosquito Control:
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 this year...
OLYMPIA---A Benton County woman is the second Washington resident to be infected with West Nile virus without leaving the state. The woman in her 50s was hospitalized. Another travel-related case has
also been confirmed — a teenage boy who lives in Clark County...
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 cover up lightly because the virus is deadly...
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 apparently traveled out of state before getting