BRIEFLY.Byline: The Register-Guard
Health officials warn about West Nile virus West Nile virus, microorganism and the infection resulting from it, which typically produces no symptoms or a flulike condition. The virus is a flavivirus and is related to a number of viruses that cause encephalitis.
Lane County Public Health officials are reminding people to take precautions to reduce the risk of West Nile virus, following confirmation of the first human cases in Oregon.
The Oregon State Public Health Laboratory has confirmed that three people in Malheur County have tested positive for West Nile virus infection. They are the year's first human West Nile virus cases.
Symptoms can include fever, headache and body aches, a skin rash and swollen lymph glands swollen lymph glands Vox populi Lymphadenopathy, see there . More severe infections may cause inflammation of the brain, disorientation disorientation /dis·or·i·en·ta·tion/ (-or?e-en-ta´shun) the loss of proper bearings, or a state of mental confusion as to time, place, or identity. , coma, seizures and, rarely, death. People 50 years or older appear to have the highest risk of severe illness.
Eliminate sources of standing water that can support mosquito breeding - gutters, birdbaths and old tires, for example. Avoid playing or working outside at dawn and dusk or wear repellent and/or clothing that covers your skin.
When outdoors, wear long pants, long-sleeve shirts and other protective clothing. Wear an effective insect repellent insect repellent, substance applied to the skin in order to provide protection against biting insects, primarily mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, fleas, and certain flies. such as DEET, but don't apply DEET to children younger than 2.
For more information, call 682-4041.
Salem-Keizer district cuts soda and candy
SALEM - Soda and sugary candy will be absent when school resumes next month in the Salem-Keizer district.
The school board voted Tuesday for a nutrition policy that allows soda only at sports events and activities, when concessions stands can sell it.
In place of soda in school vending machines will be beverages such as water and juice.
Members of a citizen task force that helped develop the policy cheered the decision.
`Improving wellness is one of the few easy things that you can do to improve student achievement,' said Gaelen McAllister, the Salem chapter chairwoman for Stand for Children.
Police arrest suspect after rape of girl, 7
ALBANY - A registered sex offender sex offender n. generic term for all persons convicted of crimes involving sex, including rape, molestation, sexual harassment and pornography production or distribution. kidnapped a 7-year-old girl from the front yard of her home and raped her, Albany police said.
Police said they arrested Hugh Lewis Hile, 41, after a police dog tracked him down.
The girl's parents reported her missing Tuesday evening, police said, and a witness reported that a man on a white motor scooter had taken her.
Police said they found the man and the child along the Willamette River Willamette River
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Hile was an acquaintance of a person staying with the family, said Capt. Eric Carter For the football player of the same name, see .
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Police said he was listed as a predatory sex offender.
He was held on charges of kidnap, rape, abuse, sodomy sodomy
Noncoital carnal copulation. Sodomy is a crime in some jurisdictions. Some sodomy laws, particularly in Middle Eastern countries and those jurisdictions observing Shari'ah law, provide penalties as severe as life imprisonment for homosexual intercourse, even if the and unlawful penetration.
Man dies in Deschutes River Deschutes River may refer to one of these U.S. rivers:
MAUPIN - An Arizona man died in a rafting accident on the Deschutes River, the fourth person to drown in the river this summer, sheriff's deputies said.
David Layman, 27, of Phoenix was among four people in a raft that hit a rock near Wapinitia Rapids on Tuesday, said Wasco County Detective Sgt. Terry Scattergood.
All four people went into the water, Scattergood said. Other rafters got Layman out of the water but could not revive him, he said.
Witnesses told authorities that Layman was not wearing a flotation vest.