Posts Tagged ‘West Nile virus’

Health Department identifies new West Nile cases, but tosses two out

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health says there are two new human cases of West Nile virus — and two cases previously diagnosed as West Nile turned out to be something else. Officials say that means the total remains at 12, with one death. The new cases are in LeFlore and Marion […] [...]

State records second West Nile virus death of 2013

BOLIVAR COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported a second death in the state from the West Nile Virus as well as four new human cases. Health officials say in a news release Tuesday that the death occurred in Bolivar County. The new reported cases occurred in Forrest, Hinds and Rankin counties. […] [...]

Company guarantees city 80% reduction in mosquitoes

NATCHEZ and MADISON — A Madison company says that if Natchez hires it for full mosquito control, it can guarantee an 80 percent reduction in the number of mosquitoes. Mayor Butch Brown asked Brett Killingsworth of Vector Disease Control International to submit proposals from the most basic surveillance plan to the full integrated control plan, […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Two more cases of West Nile virus identified

by MBJ Staff Published: August 16,2011

Tags: epidemic, healthcare, illness, mosquitoes, public health, West Nile virus

FORREST COUNTY and PEARL RIVER COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports two new human cases of West Nile virus in Forrest and Pearl River counties, bringing the state’s total to 15. So far this year, cases have been reported in Coahoma, Forrest (two), Hinds (two), Jones (three), Marion, Pearl River (four), […] [...]

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 […] [...]

More West Nile identified across Mississippi

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 21,2009

Tags: The Mississippi State Department of Health, West Nile virus

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports five additional human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2009, bringing the state’s total to 34 with two deaths. The new cases are in Harrison, Hinds, Pearl River, Prentiss and Rankin counties. The MSDH reports both confirmed and probable cases to the public.  Since July 2009, […] [...]

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