West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus
4:18 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Health Officials: Two Oregonians Recovering From West Nile Virus

The West Nile virus is spread by mosquitoes.
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Oregon health officials say test results are confirming that two people, on opposite sides of the state have come down with the West Nile virus. Officials aren't releasing the names of the patients, only that both are older than 50. One is a man in Coos County, the other a woman in Malheur County. Both are recovering.

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West Nile Virus In Oregon
5:31 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Third Oregon County Detects Presence Of West Nile

Health officials in Morrow County say they've detected West Nile Virus in mosquitoes trapped at county two test sites. That makes Morrow the third Oregon county this year to detect the presence of the virus.

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