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The recent West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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West Nile fatalities increaseupdated: Sun Aug 19 2012 18:16:00

West Nile Virus causes a third death in North Texas

Man, 84, dies from West Nileupdated: Fri Aug 17 2012 11:22:00

Howard West, 84, died from the West Nile virus in North Carolina. WRAL reports.

West Nile virus prompts public health emergency in Dallas County, Texasupdated: Sat Aug 11 2012 11:34:00

A West Nile virus epidemic has prompted a public health emergency in Dallas County, Texas, where the disease has killed nine people, a judge declared Friday.

West Nile virus on the rise in the U.S., health officials say updated: Sat Aug 04 2012 03:46:00

The United States is experiencing its biggest spike in West Nile virus since 2004, with 241 cases of the disease reported nationwide this year so far, including four deaths, health officials said.

What are the symptoms of the West Nile virus?updated: Mon Sep 19 2011 08:13:00

I heard that someone in my area died recently of West Nile virus. I try to avoid mosquito bites but sometimes still get bitten. What symptoms would I expect if I have the infection?

3 dead from West Nile virus in Romaniaupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 08:56:00

The West Nile virus has killed three people in Romania, the Romanian Health Ministry said Monday.

West Nile virus kills 15 in Greece, health officials sayupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 11:44:00

West Nile Virus has killed 15 people in northern Greece and sickened 158 others, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.

West Nile virus kills 14 in Greeceupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 13:51:00

West Nile Virus has killed 14 people in northern Greece and sickened 142, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

CDC expert gets West Nile bug -- literallyupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 11:08:00

All Lyle Petersen wanted to do was get his mail.

West Nile virusupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 11:08:00

Will this summer bring more cases of West Nile Virus? CNN's Judy Fortin reports in this Health Minute.

The mosquito hunterupdated: Wed Aug 24 2005 12:29:00

His enemies number in the billions around the globe and are a swift and elusive opponent. But his job is to seek them out where they live and, in the process, protect a menagerie of exotic animals.

CDC diagnoses first '05 West Nile caseupdated: Tue Jun 21 2005 20:13:00

Federal health authorities said Tuesday they have diagnosed the first human case of illness caused by the West Nile virus this year in the United States.

West Nile virus a North American fixtureupdated: Mon Jun 06 2005 09:27:00

It's probably faster to list where the West Nile virus isn't than where it is. The mosquito-borne malady has nearly circled the globe since its 1937 discovery in Africa. North America is one of its latest conquests.

West Nile a threat to some animalsupdated: Mon Jun 06 2005 09:26:00

An intricate microbial dance between mosquitoes and birds plays a key role in the spread of the West Nile virus, as well as its transmission to humans, pets and wildlife, experts say.

Mosquitoes carry more than West Nileupdated: Mon Jun 06 2005 09:26:00

News about West Nile virus often grabs the headlines, but comparing the disease to other mosquito-borne illnesses is like comparing the insect to an elephant.

The future of West Nileupdated: Mon Jun 06 2005 09:25:00

Leona Thrower felt exhausted, but she blamed it on recent travel. Then came the nausea. Four days later, the 67-year-old lay comatose in intensive care, battling encephalitis caused by West Nile virus.

Arizona hardest hit by West Nileupdated: Wed Jul 28 2004 16:44:00

The pace of this year's epidemic of West Nile virus infection in humans appears to be outstripping last year's, with Arizona home to the largest number of cases, according to recent federal figures.

U.S. poised for epidemic West Nile yearupdated: Mon May 03 2004 15:58:00

With summer waiting around the corner and mosquitoes beginning to buzz, the United States is poised for a third epidemic year of West Nile virus, experts warn.

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