West Nile cases may have peaked, officials say(CNN) -- Despite a 35% jump in West Nile virus cases since last week, federal health officials said Wednesday that they believe the worst part of the U.S.
West Nile virus cases jumped 35 percent in past week, but outbreak may have ...All told, 2,636 cases of West Nile, including 118 deaths, have been recorded, said Dr. Lyle R. Petersen, director of the Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Another West Nile case reportedEpidemiology charge nurse Leslie Gresham said the probable case was reported Friday and that her investigation thus far has indicated it will fall under West Nile fever, the lesser of the two possible diagnoses. Five of the six cases have been ruled ...
Their View: Record West Nile cases bring US into fightWest Nile is poised to break records this year. Almost 1,600 cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention so far, including 66 deaths.
West Nile toll creeping upwardWest Nile toll creeping upward. West Nile virus has infected more than 2,600 people in 45 states and the District this year.
West Nile outbreak is 'most serious,' health official saysAs of Tuesday, there have been 2,636 confirmed human cases, including 1,405 cases of neuroinvasive disease, the highest number for the second week of September since West Nile appeared in the U.S. in 1999. There have been 118 deaths so far and it is ...
West Nile likely cause of death"This case was deemed to be 'probable' West Nile virus," said Ray Falkenberg, county public information officer.
Officials Push for Prevention After Contra Costa's First Human Case of West NileContra Costa health officials today said residents should remain vigilant in taking steps to protect themselves from West Nile virus following an announcement of the county's first human case of 2012. There were three confirmed human cases of West Nile ...
First West Nile case in Olmsted County in 9 yearsROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- For the first time in nine years, a case of West Nile has been reported in Olmsted County.
31 new West Nile cases and one death in LouisianaFILE - In a Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, dead mosquitos are lined up waiting to be sorted at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas.
More West Nile cases confirmed in Tulsa CountyThe Oklahoma State Department of Health is now reporting 127 confirmed cases statewide of the West Nile virus in 2012. 30 of those cases are in Tulsa County.
Shasta County West Nile cases highest since 2007Low rainfall from 2007 to 2010 contributed to a dropoff in the mosquito population and the number of West Nile cases, Albright said.
Hantavirus, West Nile Outbreaks Put US Travelers at RiskSymptoms: Most people infected with West Nile show no symptoms. Twenty percent of those infected will have mild symptoms including fever, headache, or body ache.
Miss. reports new west Nile virus casesJACKSON, Miss. -- The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 26 new human cases of the West Nile virus.
West Nile Cases Up AgainLast week, the CDC predicted that we would likely pass the epidemic numbers of West Nile cases that we saw in 2002 and 2003 (about 3,000 cases each year).
State steps up warnings on West Nile, EEEBOSTON - Faced with a still-growing number of Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus cases - including a deadly incidence of West Nile - state officials have raised the threat level for both mosquito-transmitted diseases to moderate across ...
Vaccinate Horses Against West Nile Virus, Veterinarians SayThe total number of West Nile cases found in San Mateo County is 15, and includes mostly squirrels and birds. The disease was first discovered in horses in the state in 2003.
Seven-Fold Jump In West Nile Virus Cases StatewideDENVER -- Two West Nile virus deaths and a seven-fold jump in statewide cases over last year has Colorado health officials urging residents to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
Mass. officials announce 1st West Nile deathHealth officials also announced three new West Nile cases in women ranging from their 50s to their 70s: two from the Boston area and one from Middlesex County, which has had the most cases.
Olmsted County west Nile case confirmedThe Minnesota Department of Health reports the first case of west Nile virus in Olmsted County since 2003, the only confirmed one in the nine-county southeastern Minnesota region.