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West Nile virus case turns up in Alaska

...confirmed its first reported case of West Nile virus, in a 77-year-old man from the...eight states without reported cases of West Nile in birds, horses or humans. Health officials...potentially permanent neurological damage. West Nile virus tends to strike hardest in older...
Juneau man who visited Florida diagnosed with West Nile virus

ANCHORAGE - A possible case of West Nile virus has been detected in a Juneau man...or animal case of locally acquired West Nile virus, and the latest case does not increase...detected or established in Alaska. West Nile virus first appeared in North America in...
The West Nile virus and Alaska

...dengue fever, St. Louis encephalitis and West Nile virus are all ARBO viruses, but it is West Nile virus, or "WNV" that has captured the attention...impossibility," says Dr. Emi Saito, West Nile Virus Coordinator for the U.S. Geological...
Juneau horses to get West Nile shots

With more than 3,000 cases of West Nile virus documented in the United not know for certain whether the West Nile virus poses a threat to Southeast Alaska...Horses become infected with the West Nile virus when bitten by an infectious mosquito...
West Nile virus could strike Alaska

...protect residents from the typically temperate-dwelling West Nile virus. A Fairbanks insect expert thinks the disease could arrive...Prevention, fewer than 1 percent of people infected with West Nile virus develop severe illness. The virus becomes deadly when...
Alaska officials work on West Nile virus program

...for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a statewide West Nile virus surveillance program. No cases of the mosquito-borne...dangerous for the elderly and people with weak immune systems. West Nile first appeared in the United States in 1999, when seven people...
Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers

...home brew), and if there is any extra money left then maybe I will have a Nile Special," Kwara said, referring to SABMiller's flagship bottled beer in Uganda.A Nile special costs the equivalent of 60 cents and contains 6.5 percent alcohol...
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Egypt: Strong explosion rocks police station

...bomb rocked a police headquarters in a Nile Delta city north of Cairo early Tuesday...Daqahliya security headquarters in the Nile Delta province of Mansour, collapsing...It was the first major attack in the Nile Delta, spreading the carnage to a new...
The art of the shakedown

...toward Uganda's capital, Kampala, suddenly, there's the Nile, a boiling, roiling cataract at this time of year, driver."All the time," he assures me, as we put the Nile behind us. Two or three times a week. He has to figure it into...
Today In Sports History

DECEMBER 61939 - Iowa's Nile Kinnick wins the Heisman Trophy. The back passed for 638 yards and 11 touchdowns and rushed for 374 yards.1961 - Syracuse running...


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