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First West Nile-positive bird discovered in Evanston

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 26, 2013

A bird found in Evanston has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first one this year, the city announced Thursday. The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District collected and studied the bird earlier this week, the city...

Mumps case confirmed on Evanston campus

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 19, 2013

Someone on the Evanston campus has been diagnosed with a laboratory-confirmed case of mumps, according to the Northwestern University Health Service. The announcement came a day after the Evanston Health Department said it...

Evanston prepares for West Nile season

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

April 16, 2013

Evanston and regional health officials are gearing up for West Nile virus season, which is right around the corner. The Evanston Health Department and the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District plan to work together this summer...