West Nile Virus

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6:32 am
Thu August 21, 2014

First Human West Nile Virus Cases Reported

Ohio health officials report two women have been hospitalized with encephalitis resulting from infection with West Nile virus.

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7:42 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Four Columbus Neighborhoods

Portions of four Columbus neighborhoods will be sprayed with pesticides tonight to stop the spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes. 

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11:53 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Columbus' First West Nile Discovery Of The Year

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Columbus Public Health officials say two pools of mosquitoes on the South Side have tested positive for West Nile virus for the first time this season.

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8:15 am
Thu July 3, 2014

More Mosquito Traps In Columbus This Year

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Columbus Public Health officials are increasing the number of mosquito traps around the city this year, as part of an effort to prevent the spread of diseases like West Nile Virus.

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7:22 am
Thu August 29, 2013

First Local Case Of West Nile Virus Reported

Franklin County has its first case of West Nile Virus.

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10:33 am
Thu August 22, 2013

First West Nile Virus Case Reported

State Health officials say a Cleveland area woman has been hospitalized with Ohio's first case of the West Nile virus this year.

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12:36 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Worthington, South Columbus

Columbus Public Health crews will begin spraying tonight in portions of south Columbus and Worthington, where traps turned up high numbers of mosquitos and some carrying the West Nile virus.

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11:41 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Mosquito Spraying In Dublin Tonight

Franklin County Public Health workers will be spraying multiple Dublin neighborhoods tonight to fight the West Nile Virus.

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8:03 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Columbus

Columbus Public Health officials say mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found on the South side, and two areas will be sprayed on Thursday morning.

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12:50 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Portions Of Franklin County

Franklin County Public Health officials will spray for mosquitoes tonight after the bugs in a test pool in Hamilton Township tested positive for West Nile virus. 

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8:03 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Mosquito Spraying In Local Parks Today & Wednesday

Columbus Public Health officials are spraying for mosquitoes today and Wednesday.

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6:46 am
Tue April 30, 2013

ODH Ending Testing For West Nile

The Ohio Department of Health is dropping its program that tests mosquitoes for West Nile Virus, due to budget cuts.

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7:48 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Ohio reports first West Nile-related fatality

State officials have reported Ohio's first human death from West Nile virus. 

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8:04 am
Thu August 23, 2012

West Nile In Ohio Not As Bad As In Other States

The Centers for Disease Control says the West Nile outbreak is one of the largest in the U.S, creating four times the usual number of cases for this time of year.

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9:42 am
Tue August 21, 2012

1st West Nile Case In Franklin County This Year

A 25-year-old woman is recovering from Franklin County's first case of West Nile Virus.

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9:39 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Nine Human WNV Cases In Ohio

West Nile Virus is active in Yellow Springs, and two people have been infected in Miami and Clark counties.

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