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West Nile Virus

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  • Md. health officials monitoring for mosquito-borne chikungunya virus after Fla. case reported

    Md. health officials monitoring for mosquito-borne chikungunya virus after Fla. case reported
    State health officials are urging Marylanders to be wary of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile virus and, now, the dengue-like virus chikungunya — raising concerns after it was reported in a Florida man Thursday.
  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...

    Anne Arundel County health briefs

    National recovery month The Department of Health is joining with community groups and providers in a program to support a healthy lifestyle for people in long-term recovery from mental and substance use disorders. The department's recovery support...

    Harford residents urged to protect themselves from West Nile

    In light of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's reports Friday of the first three confirmed cases of symptomatic West Nile virus this year, Harford County Health Department is recommending people take measures to prevent infection and...

    Season's first West Nile cases confirmed

    Season's first West Nile cases confirmed
    State health officials have confirmed Maryland's first cases of West Nile virus this season. All three of those infected by the virus passed to humans by mosquitoes were adults in the Baltimore area, according to The Maryland Department of Health and...