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West Nile Virus

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Mosquitoes Multiply Quicker During Drought

The pests and the diseases they carry can actually be worse during a drought.

07/17/2012

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West Nile Virus Found in Madison County Mosquitos

A batch of mosquitos collected in Godfrey has tested positive

06/01/2012

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Residents Can Help Collect Dead Birds to Detect West Nile Virus

The dead bird surveillance program will be in effect through October 15th.

05/24/2012

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Illinois Sees First West Nile Death

“Although temperatures have been cooler recently, we continue to see West Nile virus activity across Illinois/Missouri.”

09/20/2011

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Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Officials say the more than 134 mosquito samples from across Illinois have tested positive for West Nile virus, with no human case have been confirmed so far.

08/16/2011

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Biology Prof Expects High Mosquito Numbers

The mosquito population is exploding in flooded parts of the state, but they’re not the kind that carry the West Nile virus.

07/08/2011

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Mo. Horse Owners Warned About West Nile

Equine veterinarians say flooding and warm temperatures have created ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes.

07/07/2011

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West Nile Infected Mosquitos in Metro East

WNV discovered in Shiloh

06/29/2011

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Ticks & Insects Carry more than West Nile/Lyme Disease

Ehrlichia common in Missouri.

06/24/2011

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West Nile Virus in County Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes with the desease found in Mehlville, Clayton and Manchester.

06/23/2011

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