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What to know before you lather on the bug spray

"Do I look for DEET?" "How much?" "What about sprays with labels about West Nile?" These may be questions you ask yourself when choosing a bug spray to ward off mosquitoes that could carry West Nile virus.

West Nile cases continue to rise

The number of confirmed West Nile virus cases rose to 1,994 as of Thursday. Nearly half of the cases are in Texas. Bexar County has seen two deaths due to the virus.

SA man survives West Nile virus

West Nile virus has struck nine people in Bexar County this year, and a 52-year-old San Antonio man is one of the few lucky ones to have survived.

Fort Sam to continue West Nile spraying

West Nile mosquito spraying will resume at Fort Sam Houston Tuesday night.

Second West Nile death reported in Bexar County

A 78-year-old woman is the second person to die of West Nile virus in San Antonio.

Transplant patients warned of West Nile risk

Transplant recipients are at much higher risk for not only contracting West Nile virus, but often suffering its lethal effects.

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West Nile detected at all JBSA locations

Mosquitoes with the West Nile virus have been detected at all Joint Base San Antonio locations.

West Nile detected at Camp Bullis

The West Nile virus has officially been detected at Camp Bullis, according to a statement issued by Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis on Friday.

West Nile worries SA parents

The West Nile outbreak has put many on edge, including parents. While studies show that disease tends to affect those over 50 years of age, young kids are also at risk.

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West Nile virus: What you should know

The U.S. is experiencing one of its worst West Nile outbreaks in years. Here's what you need to know about this mosquito-borne virus.

West Nile vaccine in demand for horses

While you are spraying bug spray on yourself and your children, if you own a horse, there is still another precaution to take: a West Nile vaccination.

Man dies of West Nile in Bexar County

A man in his 70s has become the first victim to die of West Nile virus in Bexar County in 2012.

West Nile fogging scheduled for Fort Sam Houston

Targeted hand-held mosquito fogging is scheduled for Thursday morning, August 23 and Friday morning, August 24 between midnight and 3 a.m. at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston.

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Homeowner tips to prevent West Nile

Homeowners with growing concerns about West Nile Virus are seeking professional help to eradicate mosquito populations.

Combat mosquito problem with bats

A man who builds custom bat homes thinks his constructions may help combat the mosquito and West Nile problem.

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Tips to prevent West Nile Virus

With the number of West Nile Virus cases in Texas continues to rise, experts suggest a proactive approach to guard against the virus.

Severe illness rare despite presence of West Nile virus

Doctors want people to know that even though there are West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes in the area, the chances of getting seriously sick are very low.

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West Nile Virus detected at Fort Sam

One person is confirmed sick with West Nile Virus and another undergoing tests after the Army identified several mosquito-laden pools at Joint Base San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston.

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West Nile detected at Fort Sam Houston

One case of West Nile Virus has been detected in a person at Fort Sam Houston, Air Force Base officials said Wednesday.

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Battle on as West Nile virus hits state

As the number of people infected with West Nile virus continues to rise across the state, Metro Health is waging battle with fast-breeding mosquitoes.

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