West Nile virus

John Silva
September 27, 2018 - 11:58 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health is reporting additional human cases of West Nile virus. DPH has logged five new cases bringing to 15, the number recorded so far this season. Three of the cases are from Fairfield County: Norwalk, Danbury, and Stamford. A fourth patient...
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John Silva
September 20, 2018 - 11:20 am
(Wethersfield, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health is reporting an additional four human cases of West Nile virus in Connecticut. That brings to 10, the number of human cases this season. DPH says the most recent patients include two in Bridgeport, one in Durham, and one in...
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John Silva
August 29, 2018 - 3:17 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Two more human cases of west nile virus have been logged in Connecticut. The state Department of Public Health reports one of the cases is a child from Newington between the ages of 5-and-10-years. That person was not hospitalized. The other recent case involved a Monroe...
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John Silva
August 23, 2018 - 4:26 pm
(New Haven, Conn./WTIC) - We may be in a cooler, drier stretch of weather now, but heat and humidity are forecast again next week. And that's the type of weather disease carrying mosquitoes thrive on. Those at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station say west nile virus has been detected in...
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John Silva
August 10, 2018 - 10:29 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Connecticut has logged it's first two human cases of West Nile Virus this season. According to the state Department of Public Health, a resident from Fairfield and a resident from Newington recently contracted the disease. DPH says the patients, between the ages of 60-and-...
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AP
August 08, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Officials say mosquitoes tested at a site in Connecticut have come up positive for West Nile virus. The Central Connecticut Health District says they have found virus-infected mosquitoes in Wethersfield. Nineteen municipalities this year, including Hartford, Stamford,...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut epidemiologists say the state is seeing an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has so far found virus-infected mosquitoes in 19 municipalities this year. No cases have turned...
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