Illinois See Fewer Cases of West Nile, Caution Still AdvisedFewer pools of mosquitoes and fewer dead birds across Illinois are testing positive for the virus this year compared to last year.
Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found in St. Louis CountyAs we finally enter the warmer months in the area - mosquitoes are back.
Positive West Nile Mosquitoes Found in IllinoisThe first mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus in Illinois have been found in Godfrey.
STL Health Department Prepares for Mosquito SeasonCrews will identify problem areas and then eliminate the mosquitoes before they become adults.
Missouri Researchers: No Trace of Primary Zika MosquitoThe researchers had not found any yellow fever mosquitoes seven weeks after the study began.
Tire Removal in Illinois to Target Virus-Carrying MosquitoesAn Illinois agency will soon collect used tires from abandoned properties and rural roads in an effort to reduce the risk of illnesses carried by some mosquitoes.
Zika Virus Cases Confirmed in St. Louis CountyHealth officials have set up a network of traps to collect mosquito specimens for presence of either the Zika or West Nile virus.
Completion Of Coldwater Creek Cleanup Still 10 Years AwayRemoval of radioactive waste resulting from the Manhattan Project recently reached 75 percent mark.
WashU Connects Memory Loss to People with West Nile VirusThousands of people live with memory loss and other long-term neurological problems as a result of their West Nile virus infection.
FDA Considers Temporary Ban on Donated Blood from TravelersA physician there really is no reliable test that can be used on a large scale to screen the millions of pints of donated blood for the Zika virus.
Local Disease Specialists Warn of Zika Virus"In adults, they don't typically have problems; they don't have many symptoms - sometimes just a fever, maybe a rash," he says. "The concern is for pregnant women. That's the big fear."
First Human Case of West Nile Reported in St. Clair CountyThis week the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported an adolescent female, living in St. Clair County, is the first to contact West Nile virus in Illinois.