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.
Hantavirus, West Nile Outbreaks Put US Travelers at RiskThe Hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite and news of West Nile in almost every state has us concerned. Since we regularly write about many of the affected destinations, we wanted to bring you a quick overview of these two infectious diseases, along with ...
West Nile likely cause of deathBISBEE - After a careful review of the circumstances surrounding the death of a Cochise County man last week, the staff at Cochise Health and Social Services department, together with the patient's care givers and a state agency have determined that ...
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.
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 ...
West Nile remains threat near BostonWith the news of a ninth confirmed human case of West Nile virus, the state Department of Public Health has kept the threat level for the virus at "high" for nine local communities close to Boston.
West Nile-infected Loxahatchee horse means virus has landed in Palm Beach ...A Loxahatchee Groves horse infected with the West Nile virus should be seen as a warning to Palm Beach County residents that the threat is looming and residents should take precautions, local officials said Tuesday.
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 ...
West Nile virus kills Bernalillo Co. man, 76Scientists said four out of five people who catch West Nile will never even know they've got it. But one in five gets sick, and one in a hundred gets really sick with meningitis or encephalitis, and once that happens the odds are one in ten that you ...
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 spraying begins in unincorporated Tarrant CountyIt began on Monday evening, hours before Tarrant County Public Health announced a sixth person diagnosed with West Nile had died.
Plague, hantavirus, West Nile: How to avoid themThe nation is having its worst West Nile virus season in a decade, and up to 10,000 people who stayed in California cabins are at risk of hantavirus.
First West Nile death reported in VirginiaThe number of West Nile virus cases reported in the United States this year through early September has set a record, with the highest year-to-date total since the mosquito-borne disease was first detected in this country in 1999, federal officials ...
State steps up warnings on West Nile, EEEWhile the town of Manchester - site of a confirmed West Nile virus finding in mosquitoes sampled from Pine Street near the Route 128 on and off ramps —was poised to carry out its first spraying effort Tuesday night and into early this morning ...
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. 2003 was the last time a case of West Nile was reported in Olmsted County. That year two cases were actually reported and one of ...
RIVERSIDE: Battle against West Nile takes to the skyIn the 20-plus years Riverside police pilot Dave Mullins has been flying over the city, he's seen a lot of swimming pools, some sparkling and clean and others stagnant and algae-coated.
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.