First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Health services (DHS) is reminding people to protect themselves from mosquito bites following the first confirmed human case this year ofWest Nile virus (WNV) in a Sheboygan County resident. Despite cooler temperatures, mosquito activity and the risk of WNV will continue until the first hard frost (temperatures below 28 degrees for at least four consecutive hours). Cases of WNV have also been reported in three animals in Wisconsin,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 26, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Two Animals Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is reminding people to protect themselves from mosquito bites now that two animals in the state have tested positive forWest Nile virus (WNV). A bird from Milwaukee County and a horse from Trempealeau County are the first reported WNV infections in the state this year. No human cases of WNV have been reported yet in 2022. The presence of animals with WNV confirms that there are mosquitoes infected with WNV in...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 2, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Levels of West Nile Virus Higher Than Normal in Northern Italy Levels of West Nile Virus Higher Than Normal in Northern Italy
Climate conditions favor the reproduction of the mosquitos that carry the virus. Public health measures are necessary to limit transmission among humans and animals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - August 26, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Two West Nile virus cases in N.Y. amid surge in infected mosquitos
New York health authorities announced that two people have been infected with West Nile virus in the state — one case in Brooklyn and another in Queens — as “a record number” of infected mosquitoes have been detected. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Bever Source Type: news

New York City reports 2 human cases of the West Nile virus as the city sees record number of infected mosquitoes
Two human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in New York as the virus has been detected in a record number of mosquitoes in the city, health officials said Tuesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could monkeypox be the next West Nile Virus?
Dr Bobbi Pritt, a pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, told DailyMail.com that both diseases had been known for years and initially spread undetected in the United States. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

West Nile Virus Fast Facts
View CNN's West Nile Virus Fast Facts for symptoms and statistics about the disease spread by infected mosquitoes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

West Nile Virus and Other Domestic Nationally Notifiable Arboviral Diseases - United States, 2020
This report describes incidence of neuroinvasive arboviral diseases in 2020. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 5, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Mosquito-Borne Diseases Ticks West Nile Virus Infection Source Type: news

Climate Change May Make the US Ripe for More West Nile Virus Climate Change May Make the US Ripe for More West Nile Virus
Colorado recently recorded the most West Nile virus deaths and cases of neuroinvasive infections in nearly two decades. Scientists warn that climate change will make conditions ripe for more transmission.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

West Nile Virus Transmission by Solid Organ Transplantation West Nile Virus Transmission by Solid Organ Transplantation
Due to the potential for West Nile virus transmission through solid organ transplantation, should routine donor screening be considered?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Ivermectin may stop spread of river blindness, West Nile virus, studies say
Mass treatment with ivermectin, a drug that has become controversial during the COVID-19 pandemic, eliminates river blindness transmission and can reduce spread of West Nile virus, according to new findings. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Happens If You Get West Nile Virus
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

West Nile Virus Cases Climbing in Colorado West Nile Virus Cases Climbing in Colorado
West Nile virus infections and deaths are both up in Colorado from last year, and there have been more cases so far than at any point since 2016.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

West Nile Virus and Climate Change: It's Complicated
Warmer temperatures are likely to increase the prevalence of the mosquito-borne disease in many places, but not all. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 28, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

West Nile virus cases reported across the US
Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ― the most severe form of infection,"… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 21, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news