Scientists say West Nile virus is established as a seasonal epidemic in North America It hits hardest in summer and die in fall . With over 80 percent of people West Nile virus infected never show symptoms, one in 150 develop serious disease, so that about 20 percent mild symptoms mild symptoms .Senate Subcommittee Approves $ 10M increase in Ryan White funding for fiscal year 2006; Like Bush request, House versionThe Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Jobs, Education and Related Agencies approved on Tuesday by a voice vote the fiscal year 2006 Labor – HHS spending bill for education. , including a $ 10 million over fiscal year 2005 levels for Ryan White CARE Act programs, CQ HealthBeat reports. The CARE Act funds amount in the Senate version of the bill included is equivalent to the amount allocated in the House version, which was approved last month and released in President Bush’s budget request in February . Bush’s FY 2006 budget proposal requested nearly $ 2, Ryan White funding, maintenance FY 2005 funding levels plus $ 10 million in federal funding for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs nationwide urge to be introduced. The AIDS Institute Director of Federal Affairs Carl Schmid told ADAP needs an increase of $ 300 million in 2006 to ‘make the program overall,’but the goal is to Congress receives at least $ 100 million in the $ 787,000 ADAP currently add. Spokeswoman spokeswoman Christina Pearson said the administration financing needs for HIV / AIDS programs are ‘significant,’adding that the administration ‘an unprecedented effort ‘in the fight against HIV / AIDS in the United States and internationally (Kaiser Daily HIV / AIDS Report ,.

In New York City, 3 Residents Test PositiveA person from the Bronx, who at the age of 61, other other from Bronx, at age 68 and a resident of Queens, at the age of 44, all tested positive for West Nile virus, officials say from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene .

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