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

1,173 Cases of Domestic Arboviral Disease Reported in 2019 in United States
THURSDAY, Aug. 12, 2021 -- In 2019, there were 1,173 cases of domestic arboviral disease, of which 83 percent were West Nile virus (WNV) disease cases, according to research published in the Aug. 13 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

West Nile Virus and Other Domestic Nationally Notifiable Arboviral Diseases - United States, 2019
This report describes a decrease in incidence of West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease during 2019. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - August 12, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Mosquito-Borne Diseases Surveillance West Nile Virus Infection Source Type: news

Expanding the Differential During the COVID-19 Pandemic Expanding the Differential During the COVID-19 Pandemic
These two fatal cases of West Nile Virus underscore the importance of remaining vigilant regarding the possibility of other serious viral diseases in the differential diagnosis.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes
MRI reveals brain changes in adults with herpes simplex encephalitis that ar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ECR 2020: COVID-19's nonpulmonary manifestations Researchers outline neurological signs of COVID-19 Brain MRI shows long-term adverse effects of West Nile virus MRI finds something fishy in outbreak of brain infections Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease on MRI often missed by radiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Researchers create new CRISPR tools to help contain mosquito disease transmission
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego scientists have developed a genetics toolkit that helps pave the way to a gene drive designed to stop Culex mosquitoes from spreading disease. Much less studied than other genera, Culex mosquitoes spread devastating afflictions stemming from West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis virus and the pathogen causing avian malaria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 28, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news