Despite a West Nile virus outbreak, health authorities say they face a challenge convincing local residents that they need to protect themselves against the tiny bloodsuckers.
Southern Nevada, Southern California and central Arizona are the nation’s “hot zone” for West Nile virus, reporting the highest number of cases of the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease in the U.S.
Southern Nevada Health District authorities say customers of the convenience store may have been exposed to the virus.
The Thursday event, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chuck Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road in Las Vegas, is free and open to the public.
When Lindsey LiCari donated her 3-year-old sons corneas through the Nevada Donor Network, she says she was assured they would go to recipients in the U.S.
Treating hangovers has become serious business on the Las Vegas Strip, prompting the Clark County Commission on Tuesday to take steps toward regulating the IV-therapy industry.
Nevada is asking a federal judge to amend a lawsuit so the state can force the federal government to remove a half metric ton of plutonium secretly shipped to the Nevada National Security Site last fall.
“More donations are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply and be prepared for patient emergencies,” the American Red Cross in Las Vegas said this week.
The number of hepatitis A cases in Clark County continues to climb, with 83 cases and one death reported in 2019.
Montevista Hospital — one of Southern Nevada’s biggest psychiatric facilities — will be cut off from Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement and is barred from accepting new patients.