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News Release: Second human case of West Nile Virus reported in McLean County- 2013

BLOOMINGTON— A McLean County man in his 40s tested positive with West Nile Virus (WNV) during hospitalization in early October. Illinois Department of Public Health laboratories confirmed the positive WNV case Wednesday. 472 more words

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Seasons of Summer- 2012

*The content and concept was created by Kera Brossette during time as Communication Specialist for an Illinois county health department.*

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What's in your landscape? Plants can alter West Nile virus risk

EurekAlert 1 July 2015

A new study looks at how leaf litter in water influences the abundance of Culex pipiens mosquitoes, which can transmit West Nile virus to humans, domestic animals, birds and other wildlife. 89 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

It's that West Nile time of year!

Well folks, it’s that time of year again…. The smell of hot dogs roasting on the grill and the sweet taste of grandma’s famous cobbler are the best ways to celebrate July 4th.   338 more words


Mosquito Population Surges, Raises Concerns Of West Nile

DENVER (CBS4)– The mosquito population along the Front Range is ready to surge and with that so are concerns for the West Nile virus. 263 more words


Grand Prairie To Begin Ground Spray After Positive WNV Sample

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GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – A positive West Nile Virus mosquito sample has the City of Grand Prairie responding swiftly with ground spray scheduled Wednesday, July 1, and Thursday, July 2, starting at 9 p.m. 187 more words


Season's First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus have been found within the New York City limits for the first time this season, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 199 more words