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Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some states including NC

The number of U.S. deaths and illnesses from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year, health officials report. Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people in six states, and five people have died. The infection is only being seen in certain counties within a small number of states.

Case of West Nile virus confirmed in Rock Hill, health officials say

There has been a confirmed case of West Nile virus in Rock Hill, according to York County officials.

West Nile Virus found in mosquito in New Hanover County

A test has found West Nile Virus in a mosquito in New Hanover County.

More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren't sure what's causing it.

North Myrtle Beach resident contracts West Nile virus

A North Myrtle Beach resident has contracted the West Nile virus, according to city officials.

State reports death in New Hanover County related to West Nile virus

A recent report from North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) confirms that a New Hanover County resident who recently died tested positive for West Nile virus.

Aerial mosquito spraying will begin soon in Brunswick County

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes in Brunswick County will begin Monday, weather-permitting, to assist with mosquito populations following Hurricane Florence and the storm-related flooding.

Increased rainfall brings more mosquitoes

After weeks of wet weather, we are finally looking at drier days ahead. But last week's heavy rain has led to standing water, and standing water means more mosquitoes.

West Nile virus death reported in southeastern NC

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reports an adult in southeastern North Carolina died last week from West Nile virus.

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Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

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