West Nile Virus Still Prevalent in Illinois, MissouriZika may have gotten more headlines lately, but in the bi-state area another mosquito-borne virus is still the bigger threat.
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.
Illinois Records 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus in 2016There were 77 human cases last year including nine deaths.
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."
First Positive Test for West Nile Virus in Illinois in 2015The department reports St. Clair County Health Department employees collected a positive mosquito batch Tuesday in O'Fallon.
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.
Mosquitoes are Here, West Nile is ComingMosquitoes are out in full force in the St. Louis area, but experts don't anticipate West Nile to come around until late July.
Illinois Records Year's 1st Mosquitoes with West Nile Illinois public health officials say the state's confirmed the year's first batch of mosquitoes that have the West Nile virus.
St. Louis County Prepares for Potentially Dangerous West Nile SeasonLast year was a banner year both for the sheer number of mosquitos and for the number carrying West Nile Virus but this year will be worse.
SE Mo. Man Diagnosed with West Nile VirusA southeast Missouri man is hospitalized in St. Louis after being diagnosed with West Nile virus.
West Nile Fears Prompt Additional Mosquito Spraying in St. Louis CountyCounty officials say recent rains and this week's humid forecast adds a degree of danger.
St. Louis County Officials Step Up Mosquito SprayingNo human West Nile Virus cases have arrived here yet but St. Louis County health officials say they're seeing a greater abundance of West Nile.