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1st West Nile virus infected mosquitoes in Idaho this season detected in Canyon County

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus (WNV) were detected in Canyon County on June 12, 2018, prompting public health officials to remind people to take precautions to “Fight the Bite.” The positive mosquitoes, which are the first detected in the state this year, were collected by the Canyon County Mosquito Abatement District. 387 more words

Public Health

'Residents should be aware:' Dead crow in Washington County tests positive for West Nile Virus

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A dead crow has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Washington County, according to officials.  This is the first common crow that tested positive for West Nile virus in the county since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. 248 more words


West Nile Virus Confirmed in Local Mosquito Samples

The Montgomery County Mosquito Abatement team has detected the first and second mosquito samples to test positive for West Nile virus in The Woodlands Township. With this heightened risk of transmission residents should be diligent in protecting themselves and loved ones from mosquito-borne disease. 191 more words

Department News & Notices

Southern Ontario likely to see an onslaught of mosquitoes this summer: expert

Residents of southern Ontario will need to stock up on bug juice as one expert predicts that we are about to get hit by a wave of hungry mosquitoes. 433 more words


Daytime biting mosquitoes that could carry Zika found in Windsor for third year

Two adult Asian tiger mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus were found in Windsor in May but they do not have Zika.

It’s the third year in a row adult Asian tiger mosquitoes (Aedes albopictus) have been found here. 616 more words

Local News

First West Nile mosquitoes found in Chicago's north suburbs

CHICAGO, Illinois — The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile Virus this year were found in Chicago’s suburbs. 96 more words


Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Chicago's North Suburbs

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois so far this year. 267 more words