West Nile Virus

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Northwest Iowa West Nile death raises concern, but not panic

The Daily Reporter – October 29, 2016 After the death of an elderly northwest Iowa resident was linked to West Nile virus, state and local health officials are urging people to protect themselves from the mosquito bites that can spread the … more

Tarrant County Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2016

NBCDFW.com (Texas) – Oct 26, 2016 Tarrant County health officials are reporting the county’s first death related to West Nile virus of the 2016 season Wednesday. The victim was a “senior adult” with underlying health conditions, according to Tarrant County Public … more

Northwest Iowa resident’s death first from West Nile since 2010

RadioIowa – October 25, 2016 The Iowa Department of Public Health has confirmed the death of an elderly northwest Iowa resident from the West Nile Virus. Doctor Patricia Quinlisk, the department’s medical director, says this is the first West Nile death … more

New Mexico reports three more West Nile virus cases

Officials advise residents to use an approved insect repellent every time they go outside to protect yourself, and follow the instructions on the label. Among the Environmental Protection Agency-approved repellents are those that contain DEET, picaridin, IR3535 and oil of … more

Ohio officials concerned about WNV

WCMH-NBC  TV    Columbus, OH (31)  NBC 4 at 11 Sep 21 2016 11:00PM ET Officials remind people to avoid catching the West Nile Virus, you should wear insect repellent with DEET, limit your time outside at dusk and dawn, eliminate standing water around your home. Read Full … more

Tennesee officials concerned about WNV

WLMT-CW  TV  Memphis, TN (50)  Eyewitness News at 9PM Sep 21 2016 09:00PM CT Shelby County Vector Control say the best ways to protect yourself against the West Nile Virus is to wear mosquito repellant containing DEET. Avoid being outdoors during peak mosquito hours, that’s thirty minutes … more


National Daily Press – Statewide, 121 mosquitoes have been found with West Nile virus Statewide, 121 mosquitoes have been found with the West Nile virus. Apply insect repellent containing DEET, picaradin, oil of lemon eucalyptus or IR3535 according to label … more

FDOH issues mosquito-borne illness alert after detecting West Nile Virus

WJHG.com – Sep 07, 2016  The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Bay County has issued a mosquito-borne illness alert following the detected presence of West Nile Virus in the area.  Apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. Always … more

West Nile Virus a Concern in Boulder, CO Area

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City to Spray for Mosquitoes Tonight

Herald Banner, August 2, 2016, (Source: Greenville Mosquito Control) The City of Greenville will spray for mosquitoes tonight, due to the fact more mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. The city announced Tuesday that trapped mosquitoes in … more