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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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Mosquitoes are Here, West Nile is Coming

Mosquitoes are out in full force in the St. Louis area, but experts don’t anticipate West Nile to come around until late July.

06/19/2013

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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.

06/03/2013

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St. Louis County Prepares for Potentially Dangerous West Nile Season

Last 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.

05/15/2013

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SE Mo. Man Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

A southeast Missouri man is hospitalized in St. Louis after being diagnosed with West Nile virus.

09/07/2012

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West Nile Fears Prompt Additional Mosquito Spraying in St. Louis County

County officials say recent rains and this week’s humid forecast adds a degree of danger.

09/05/2012

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St. Louis County Officials Step Up Mosquito Spraying

No 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.

08/29/2012

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Few West Nile Cases Reported in Missouri

The CDC says more than 1,100 human infections have been reported in 40 states

08/23/2012

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Illinois Reports 6 People Ill with West Nile Virus

The human cases have been reported in Chicago, Evanston and several Chicago suburbs.

08/08/2012

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Illinois Reports 1st Human West Nile Case Of Year

Illinois health officials say the hot, dry weather is to blame for more mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus this year and an earlier-than-usual first human case of the illness.

07/24/2012

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