Posts tagged with "West Nile Virus"

Mosquito test at Lake Avondale comes back positive for West Nile Virus

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 28, 2015

This story has been updated.  The city of Avondale Estates reports that the DeKalb County Board of Health detected West Nile Virus in mosquitoes in the sampling station at Lake Avondale. “While most people infected with West Nile virus have no symptoms or experience mild flu-like symptoms, the virus potentially can cause serious and sometimes fatal […]

Atlanta tops list of Mosquito Cities

Posted by Dena Mellick May 25, 2015

Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, and that means more time outside … and more bugs. A new list says Atlanta is number one when it comes to the Top Mosquito Cities. Atlanta-based Orkin, a pest control company, put out the rankings in a press release. Orkin said it ranked cities by the number […]

West Nile Virus found in Fulton County

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 31, 2014

The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness reports that mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus. According to an advisory from the Health Department, tests detected the virus in the following locations: – Grove Park—709 Hortense Place, Atlanta – Midtown along the Beltline near Old Fourth Ward Skate Park – Perkerson Park—770 Deckner […]

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