West Nile Virus

Type: Keyphrase
Name: West Nile Virus
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

'Dream Sushi' and the art of the ringtone

It’s been years since ringtones were a multimillion-dollar industry, but the medium still has value for James Ferraro. As part of his exhibit for New York’s MoMA PS1 in Queens, 100%, the 25-year-old Los Angeles-based experimental musician composed a suite ... [Published The Verge - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Help Fight West Nile Virus

West Nile VirusWest Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne disease first detected in the United States in 1999. This disease is also found in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Canada, and Mexico. WNV first appeared in California in 2003 and by 2004, WNV had ... [Published Burlingame Patch - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

CSU veterinary student awarded at American Indian research conference

FORT COLLINS - A Colorado State University veterinary student from the Choctaw Nation recently was honored for developing training exercises that teach aspiring and practicing veterinarians how to respond during an infectious-disease outbreak.Madeline ... [Published BusinessWeek - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

CUSD board opposes disease-causing bugs, delays solar power vote

By Roger Aylworthraylworth@chicoer.com @RogerAylworth on TwitterCHICO >> Effectively the Chico Unified School District board of trustees took the position they are opposed to disease-spreading insects, and they want to delay a decision on how to ... [Published ChicoER.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Mosquitoes buzz into Valley

CREATED 3:31 PMWarm temperatures and rainfall are bringing back mosquitoes, and with those mosquitoes comes the threat of the West Nile virus.The Treasure Valley is home to twelve different species of mosquito. Only a handful of those species are known ... [Published FOX9 - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Caught: 149,000 mosquitoes in Hunterdon last year, program underway for new bug season

Hunterdon West Nile virus (left) and mosquito treatment in 2013   With the warmer weather coming, the bugs and insects will again be on the increase in Hunterdon.It will be another busy year for the county Division of Public Health Services, especially ... [Published Somerset Reporter - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

West Nile virus grants awarded

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | HARRISBURG -- The state Department of Environmental Protection recently announced $2.1 million in grant awards to 26 counties to combat the spread of the West Nile virus.The money ... [Published Beaver County Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

DEP grants $2.1 million in West Nile Virus prevention

Updated: Wednesday, April 16 2014, 10:19 AM EDTBy: WJAC Web StaffHARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced it is awarding almost $2.1 million in West Nile Virus Control Program grants in Pennsylvania specifically to three counties ... [Published WJAC TV - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

UAB Building Drug Discovery Center To Combat West Nile Virus And Influenza

By Marcus JohnsonThe University of Alabama at Birmingham announced last month that it is building a new drug discovery center in order to develop drug treatments for viral infections with limited options for treatment. The UAB School of Medicine is leading ... [Published Bioresearch Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Be A WNV Watcher

Be A West Nile Virus WatcherBirds CAN carry West Nile Virus.Dead birds should be checked to see if they are carrying the West Nile Virus.DO NOT TOUCH BEAD BIRDS!!Help the state track down the West Nile Virus by reporting all dead birds.You can submit ... [Published Burlingame Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: West Nile Virus, Vector
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Summer Bugs: Not Just Annoying, but Illness Transmitters Too

CNN -- Warmer temperatures aren't just attractive to people, but to bugs too.Summer insects are not only pests, but they can transmit viruses and illnesses that can be dangerous.Mosquitoes can transmit the West Nile virus, as well as eastern equine e ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Using tobacco to thwart infectious disease

Tags: development , disease , lead , lettuce , mice , plants , produce , protein , research , sustainable , tobaccoASU researchers Qiang 'Shawn' Chen and Huafang 'Lily' Lai infiltrate a tobacco plant to produce monoclonal antibodies against West Nile ... [Published AgroTimes.com - Apr 15 2014]

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"Identifying potentially invasive species prior to their arrival is critical as once organisms like the frightening Asian hornet are here, they can be very difficult to control" she said
...The gentle gonging sounds coming from its speakers could easily have been ignored, if not for the occasional vocal interjections. "When you have computer voices saying ‘West Nile virus’, or ‘Clorox’ or "AT&T", you don’t know if you should be scared or laugh" says Lew. Instead, they just stood there, listening, not pressing any buttons
"The public can play a major role in controlling these vectors by eliminating all standing water in containers on their properties" the release states
"I teared up a little bit when I found out" Anna said of her success in the competition. The research conference typically attracts more than 1,500 people

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EU hatches legal plan to fight invasive species [Published New Scientist - 2 hours ago]
State to ramp up EEE testing [Published Milton Independent Online - 2 hours ago]
Public Health Fair Raises Awareness, Offers Res... [Published DCMilitary The Journal - 3 hours ago]
'Dream Sushi' and the art of the ringtone [Published The Verge - 3 hours ago]
Chandler-based Storynamics helping low-literacy... [Published East Valley Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Mosquito control activities have started [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - 5 hours ago]
Free Tire Drop-off for Somerset County Farmers,... [Published Warren Patch - 6 hours ago]
Help Fight West Nile Virus [Published Burlingame Patch - 6 hours ago]
CSU veterinary student awarded at American Indi... [Published BusinessWeek - 6 hours ago]
UK Transfusion Diagnostic Testing Market 2014-2019 [Published Individual.com - 9 hours ago]
Don’t let skeeters make their homes in those ol... [Published Kamloops This Week - 9 hours ago]
CUSD board opposes disease-causing bugs, delays... [Published ChicoER.com - 14 hours ago]
In Brief: Slots players bet $29.7 million at Su... [Published Erie Times-News - 14 hours ago]
Centre County wins grant to combat West Nile [Published Centre Daily Times - 15 hours ago]
Lift the ban on gay men donating blood [Published Individual.com - 16 hours ago]
MODIS and Vector-Borne Diseases [Published Earthzine - 16 hours ago]
Mosquitoes buzz into Valley [Published FOX9 - 19 hours ago]
The mosquito menace [Published Jordan Times - 19 hours ago]
Patent Application Titled "Modulators of Tlr3/D... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 20 hours ago]
New center aims to use immune system to fight c... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 21 hours ago]
Caught: 149,000 mosquitoes in Hunterdon last ye... [Published Somerset Reporter - 22 hours ago]
West Nile virus grants awarded [Published Beaver County Times - 23 hours ago]
DEP grants $2.1 million in West Nile Virus prev... [Published WJAC TV - Apr 16 2014]
Erie County sees cut in West Nile funding [Published Erie Times-News - Apr 16 2014]
Animal Disease Tracking Map Launched [Published TheHorse.com - Apr 16 2014]
Scientists to combine environmental, surveillan... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 16 2014]
They suck: Florida mosquito season starts earli... [Published Alligator Online - Apr 16 2014]
Dept. of Health: Big threats come in small animals [Published Silver City Sun-News - Apr 16 2014]
UltraShield Offers Flexible Fly Control in Toug... [Published American Horse Publications - Apr 16 2014]
Lawrence County gets grant to combat West Nile ... [Published WKBN 27 First News - Apr 16 2014]
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New center aims to use immune system to fight c... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 21 hours ago]
Robert BostonA time-of-flight mass cytometer is the centerpiece of the new Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, a center that helps scientists use the immune system to fight cancer and infection. Pictured are Olga Malkova, PhD; Stephen ...
DEP Awards 26 Counties Nearly $2.1 Million in W... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Apr 15 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it is awarding nearly $2.1 million in West Nile Virus (WNV) Control Program Grants to 26 counties."These county grants ensure that ...
World Health Day 2014 [Published About.com Pediatrics - Apr 07 2014]
It's World Health Day and the focus this year is on vector-borne diseases, or diseases that can be transmitted by the bite of mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, and water snails. Unfortunately, while the CDC states that "vector-borne diseases account for ...
World: Half the population of the Americas is a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
Source: World Health Organization, Pan American Health OrganizationCountry: World Top health experts call for stepped-up action on West Nile virus, dengue and other vector-borne diseases Washington, D.C., 4 April 2014 (PAHO/WHO) —Roughly 50% of people ...
Vaccination Changes Body Odor [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 03 2014]
Body odor can convey a lot of personal information, according to new research from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) which reveals that immunization can trigger a distinct change in body odor. This is the ...
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