WNV Press Release Archive

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County of San Diego

News Advisories

For Immediate Publication

 

 

2008

12/16/08

SANTA MAY WANT TO STUFF STOCKINGS WITH DEET THIS YEAR
New West Nile Virus Human Case Reported; Record Number of Local Cases This Year

12/03/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 34; Bird Cases to 549; County Continues Surveillance

11/18/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 32; Bird Cases to 543; County Continues Surveillance

11/04/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 31; Bird Cases to 535; County Continues Surveillance

10/28/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 30; Bird Cases to 525; County Continues Surveillance

10/21/08

WEST NILE VIRUS FACT SHEET

10/21/08

COUNTY WORKER SHARES DRAMATIC STORY AS HE FIGHTS WEST NILE VIRUS
Public Information Officer is One of Three New Patients; Cases Expected to Rise

10/14/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Continues to Spread Around San Diego County

10/07/08

HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS COUNT CONTINUES TO RISE
Additional Case Brings Total to 23

09/30/08

HUMAN, BIRD, HORSE CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS HIT RECORD
Public Urged to Take Steps to Protect Against Contracting WNV

09/23/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 18; Bird Cases to 425; County Continues Surveillance

09/16/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 14; Bird Cases to 411; Horse Deaths to Two

09/08/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Human Cases Rise to 12, Birds 380

09/05/08

UPDATE: WEST NILE VIRUS HUMAN CASES
Non-Locally Acquired WNV Case Reported; Case Count Rises to 11

09/03/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Still Killing Birds in Record Numbers

08/29/08

"FIGHT THE BITE" OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Additional Human West Nile Virus Case Reported; Case Count Rises to 10

08/27/08

TWO ADDITIONAL HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED
Case Count Rises to Nine; County Continues Surveillance

08/26/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Continues to Intensify Around the County

08/25/08

TWO ADDITIONAL HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED
Case Count Rises to Seven; County Continues Surveillance

08/19/08

WARM WEATHER MEANS MOSQUITOES, WEST NILE VIRUS
County Warns Residents: Overwatering Leads to Mosquito Breeding

08/12/08

DEAD BIRD COUNT CONTINUES TO CLIMB
Residents Urged to Eliminate Mosquito Breeding, Fight Spread of West Nile Virus

08/05/08

RECORD BREAKING 62 BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Upward Trend Continues; Residents Should Use Mosquito Repellent When Outdoors

07/31/08

TWO NEW HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED
Both New Cases Contracted Locally

07/29/08

WEST NILE VIRUS STILL ON THE RISE
Public Urged to Take Warnings Seriously

07/22/08

FIRST 2008 HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED
News Availability Scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Today

07/22/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Sentinel Chickens, Mosquitoes, and Record Number of Birds Test Positive

07/15/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Another Record Breaking Number of Dead Birds Test Positive for WNV

07/08/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
County's First Horse Tests Positive for WNV

07/01/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE - RECORD WEEK!
Mosquitoes and Birds Test Positive for WNV

06/24/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Another Five Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

06/17/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Another Ten Dead Birds Test Positive for WNV

06/10/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Ten Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

06/03/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Five Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

05/22/08

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Four Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

03/11/08

WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED LOCALLY EARLIER THAN EVER BEFORE
County Says Last Year’s Infection Rates Show Residents Over 50 at Greatest Risk

 

2007

10/03/07

CONTINUED VIGILANCE NEEDED TO PROTECT AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS

09/13/07

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE; DEAD BIRD TOTAL CONTINUES TO GROW
Eighteen More Dead Birds Test Positive for Virus

09/06/07

MORE DEAD BIRDS INCREASE COUNTY’S WEST NILE VIRUS TOTAL
Officials Report First Positive West Nile Case in County’s “Test Flock”

08/30/07

TWENTY NEW WEST NILE BIRD DEATHS PROMPT COUNTY TO ISSUE WARNING
Hot Weather May Increase Mosquito Breeding Heading Into Holiday Weekend

08/10/07

WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN TWO SAN DIEGO COUNTY HORSES
Horses in La Mesa and Lakeside Infected with Deadly Disease

08/02/07

THREE BIRDS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Virus Is Connected to Deaths of Four People in California

04/26/07

HORSE TO BE VACCINATED TO PREVENT WEST NILE VIRUS
County Launches Annual “Fight the Bite” Campaign for West Nile Virus Awareness Week

04/17/07

COUNTY LAUNCHES HELICOPTER TO COMBAT MOSQUITOES
Larvicide Will Be Used to Reduce Mosquito Breeding and the Risk of West Nile Virus

04/12/07

WEST NILE VIRUS WEEKLY UPDATE
Virus Continues to Spread Throughout San Diego County

03/28/07

WEST NILE VIRUS GETS AN EARLY START
Virus Continues to Spread Throughout San Diego County

03/22/07

ANOTHER DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Dead Crow Found in Escondido

03/02/07

FIRST DEAD BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS THIS YEAR
Sharp-Shinned Hawk Found in Vista

01/10/07

COUNTY VET CONFIRMS WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN HORSE
Third Horse Diagnosed With WNV in San Diego County

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