Cook County Reports Year's 1st Human Case of West Nile virusTesting has found pools of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in 57 communities throughout the county.
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.
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.
Illinois Records 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus in 2016There were 77 human cases last year including nine deaths.
West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From Chicago South SuburbThe 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.
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.
St. Louis County Tests for West Nile Virus, City Does NotArrighai says since West Nile Virus is endemic to Missouri, St. Louis city no longer tests for it "because we know it's here."
Floods Raise Mosquito Population, Not West Nile VirusUniversity of Illinois entomologist says the species that carry West Nile virus is more likely to breed in dry weather.
Two Northern Illinois Residents Dead from West Nile VirusThe Illinois Department of Public Health reports one died in late August, and the other died early this month.
West Nile Virus Reported in St. Louis CountyA 59-year-old man from St. Louis County has been hospitalized with West Nile virus in the area's first case of 2014.
West Nile Virus Suspected in Missouri DeathLaclede County also had one fatal case of the infection last year.
First Bird Confirmed to Have West Nile Virus in 2014The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed that a bird and mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.