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West Nile virus confirmed in Los Angeles county for first time in 2019, health officials say

Two residents in Los Angeles County have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, marking the county’s first confirmed cases of the 2019 season, local health officials said Monday. The residents — who were not identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health — are from the San Fernando Valley region and… Read More »

California to become the first state to extend health benefits to some who live in US illegally – USA TODAY

John Bacon USA TODAY Published 1:31 PM EDT Jun 10, 2019 California was poised Monday to become the first state to provide health care coverage to young, low-income adults living in the country illegally after legislative leaders provided a thumbs-up to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $ 98 million plan targeting almost 100,000 low-income adults. The full Legislature… Read More »