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Mosquito control officer tracks West Nile virus — by liquefying the insects

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – And there she is: Public Enemy, magnified to monster size on a computer screen connected to her captor’s microscope, her rounded abdomen and the white stripe on her proboscis like a gangster’s gaudy tattoo clearly identifying her. Culex tarsalis. Continue Reading

West Nile’s biggest month looms

July 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Though cases few so far, August typically brings bad news.
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Mitchell ready for West Nile fight

July 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Practices built up after 2003 outbreak still in place.
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Second bird found with West Nile in Grand Forks

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Grand Forks Public Health has found a second bird dead of West Nile virus, and several groups of mosquitoes have also tested positive, mosquito control supervisor Todd Hanson said Thursday. Continue Reading

West Nile found in Grand Forks

July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – Grand Forks health officials are warning the public to protect themselves against mosquito bites after the first North Dakota case of West Nile virus was found Tuesday and the number of mosquitoes that can transmit the disease has risen. Continue Reading

Mosquitoes, West Nile on rise in SD

July 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE — Culex tarsalis mosquito numbers are increasing across the state and more of the mosquitoes are positive for the West Nile virus, says a state health official.
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SDSU scientists testing early warning system for West Nile

November 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS When weather radar shows a funnel cloud, the tornado sirens howl and people run for cover. With outbreaks of West Nile virus, it’s not that simple. Continue Reading

SDSU scientists studying West Nile warning system

November 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS (AP) A South Dakota State University professor is testing a new early warning system for the West Nile virus.
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Minnesota reports 4 more West Nile cases

October 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Four more cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Minnesota this past week. But the rate of infection is dropping. The new illnesses mean that so far this year 65 cases and one death have been attributed to the mosquito-borne virus in Minnesota. Continue Reading

2nd person to die from West Nile from McPherson County

September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A second person from South Dakota has died from West Nile disease.
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