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Man recovers from West Nile virus illness

News release Inyo County Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, announced on September 6, 2017 that a human case of West Nile virus (WNV) acquired in Inyo County has been confirmed by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and a second report of possible WNV is under investigation. This marks the first ever confirmed human […]

 
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Another Mosquito Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Another mosquito in the Owens Valley has tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program has issued the following press release. The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program (OVMAP) confirmed today that another mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus. This sample was collected in an area outside of Bishop on August 15. […]

 
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Fifth positive sample found in Inyo for West Nile Virus

Press release The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program (OVMAP) confirmed Friday that one additional mosquito sample trapped last week tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the fifth positive sample detected in Inyo County during the 2017 mosquito season. Statewide, 1,470 total positive samples have been confirmed. West Nile virus has been detected periodically […]

 
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More mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus

Press release The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program (OVMAP) confirmed today that mosquito samples trapped last week again tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These samples were collected near Bishop, but in a different location than previous positive samples. Following swift and decisive action from OVMAP, mosquito populations in the area where positive samples […]

 
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