Record outbreak of West Nile virus waningWest Nile virus outbreaks in the United States tend to peak in late August," said Lyle Petersen, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases.
West Nile virus cases jumped 35 percent in past week, but outbreak may have ...The reported number of people infected with West Nile virus nationwide has jumped 35 percent in the past week, and the numbers are expected to climb until at least October in the midst of the deadliest outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease this ...
West Nile toll creeping upwardWest Nile virus has infected more than 2,600 people in 45 states and the District this year. Read related story. West Nile virus has infected more than 2,600 people in 45 states and the District this. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ...
West Nile outbreak is 'most serious,' health official says12, 2012 · Comment · Follow Health. The current West Nile virus outbreak is the "most serious" since the virus emerged in the U.S.
West Nile likely cause of death"This case was deemed to be 'probable' West Nile virus," said Ray Falkenberg, county public information officer.
Vaccinate Horses Against West Nile Virus, Veterinarians SayThough the Centers for Disease Control reported last week that more than 40 people have died across the country this year from West Nile virus (WNV), many horse owners can breath a little easier - the equine vaccines available are effective, according ...
Hantavirus, West Nile Outbreaks Put US Travelers at RiskThe vast majority of people infected with West Nile Virus show no symptoms, but it can be fatal for people older than 50 and those with weakened immune systems.
West Nile virus kills Bernalillo Co. man, 76West Nile virus has killed a Bernalillo County man - the state's first victim of the mosquito-born disease that is spreading across New Mexico and much of the nation.
Mosquito-spraying continues tonight in ActonSpraying has been set in both Acton and Boxborough after mosquito samples in both towns tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus, respectively. Is the concern over mosquito-borne viruses justified? Yes -- these are ...
Amid West Nile Outbreak, Greenwood Arranges Aerial SpraysGREENWOOD, Ark. -- City officials in Greenwood, Arkansas have arranged aerial spraying to combat mosquitoes during the recent outbreak of West Nile Virus in Arkansas and surrounding states. The spraying is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 10 at 11 p.m.
West Nile virus and hantavirus now endemic to United States, worst year everWest Nile virus has become endemic in North America according to the current issue of the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, published today.
West Nile virus may get worse as climate gets hotter, experts sayDead mosquitoes that carried West Nile virus are lined up for sorting at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas. Public health experts argue that mosquitoes have been especially prevalent because of the hot summer and widespread droughts.
West Nile Virus in Texas: Facts for VictimsWest Nile Virus has reached pandemic levels here in the US. Out of "1993 cases reported, as of 09-04-2012, with 45% of all cases (888) are here in Texas.
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. The new cases were reported in Bolivar (1), Calhoun (1), Copiah (2), Forrest (1), Hinds (1), Jackson (2), Jasper (2), Leake (1 ...
Another West Nile case reportedFive of the six cases have been ruled West Nile fever, while a sixth case that could potentially be the neuroinvasive type has been sent to the region and state office for confirmation.
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.
Lebanon not fazed by virusThough both Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus have been found in the small York County community of Lebanon, most residents are taking the threat of the diseases in stride.
Sixth Tarrant County death attributed to West Nile virusWest Nile virus symptoms. Most people who are infected with West Nile virus will not have any type of illness or may experience mild fever, headache and body aches before fully recovering.
West Nile Virus Still a Threat to HorsesWest Nile virus (WNV) remains a threat to horses. However, with the right vaccine and preventive measures, it's not too late for horse owners to help protect their horses against this life-threatening disease.
Oklahoma West Nile virus death toll reaches eightNationwide, 1,993 cases have been reported so far this year, the highest number of West Nile virus disease cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the first week in September since West Nile virus was first detected in ...