Posts Tagged ‘mosquito’

Health Department confirms first human cases of West Nile

by Associated Press Published: July 5,2012

Tags: epidemic, flu, fluenza, health, health care, mosquito, public health, state agency, virus, West Nile virus

LAUDERDALE COUNTY and HANCOCK COUNTY — The Mississippi Health Department is reporting two human cases of West Nile virus, the first confirmed cases in the state for 2012. The cases are in Lauderdale and Hancock counties. Mississippi had 52 cases and five deaths from West Nile virus last year. The Health Department also has found […] [...]

Another West Nile virus case identified

by Associated Press Published: September 14,2010

Tags: epidemic, healthcare, mosquito, public health

CALHOUN COUNTY — Health officials say one new case of West Nile virus has been reported in Mississippi, bringing the state total to five so far this year. The Mississippi Department of Health said in a news release that the new case occurred in an adult in Calhoun County. Earlier, two positive cases were reported […] [...]

Second West Nile virus case identified

by Wally Northway Published: March 18,2010

Tags: epidemic, healthcare, mosquito, West Nile virus

WINSTON COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second human West Nile virus (WNV) case of 2010. The case is in Winston County. The first case of the season was reported last month in Coahoma County. In 2009, Mississippi had 53 WNV cases with four resulting in death. Mississippi’s first WNV […] [...]

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