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(CBS) — For the first time this year, a human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Thursday that a Will County man in his 60s became ill with the virus at the end of June. 108 more words
ROCK ISLAND COUNTY — The first West Nile virus positive mosquito of 2017 has been reported in Rock Island County.
According to the Rock Island County Health Department, the confirmation of the virus’ presence in the county serves as a reminder for the public to take precautions to minimize exposure to mosquitoes, as well as to eliminate any standing water that allows the insects to breed. 337 more words
As often happens in mid-summer, mosquito traps set by the County are starting to show some West Nile virus positives. This means that at certain trap sites, over a 24-hour period, one or more mosquitoes out of the scores or hundreds trapped were carrying the virus. 182 more words
12 mosquito collections this year in Cumberland County have tested positive for West Nile Virus, officials say
CUMBERLAND COUNTY — A total of 12 mosquito collections in Cumberland County have tested positive for the West Nile Virus so far this year, the County’s Vector Control Office reported in a press release Tuesday. 242 more words