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West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From Chicago South Suburb

The Cook County Department of Public Health says a man in his early 90s from the south Chicago suburbs has died after contracting West Nile virus.

08/31/2015

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First Human Case of West Nile Reported in St. Clair County

This 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.

08/19/2015

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St. Louis County Tests for West Nile Virus, City Does Not

Arrighai says since West Nile Virus is endemic to Missouri, St. Louis city no longer tests for it “because we know it’s here.”

07/07/2015

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Floods Raise Mosquito Population, Not West Nile Virus

University of Illinois entomologist says the species that carry West Nile virus is more likely to breed in dry weather.

06/18/2015

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Two Northern Illinois Residents Dead from West Nile Virus

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports one died in late August, and the other died early this month.

09/18/2014

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West Nile Virus Reported in St. Louis County

A 59-year-old man from St. Louis County has been hospitalized with West Nile virus in the area’s first case of 2014.

09/08/2014

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West Nile Virus Suspected in Missouri Death

Laclede County also had one fatal case of the infection last year.

06/27/2014

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First Bird Confirmed to Have West Nile Virus in 2014

The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed that a bird and mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.

06/05/2014

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West Nile Virus Reported in St. Louis County

The state health department says a 54-year-old St. Louis County man has the state’s first case of West Nile virus this summer.

09/11/2013

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West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in Metro East

The Madison County Health Department says West Nile positive mosquitoes have been found in Bethalto, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Meadowbrook.

07/25/2013

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