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DEP awards approximately $2.1 million in West Nile Virus grants to 26 counties

West Nile virus

Tweet The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on Tuesday that 26 Pennsylvania counties will receive a portion of approximately $2.1 million to fund programs that will control West Nile Virus. “These county grants ensure that mosquito populations stay in … Read More »

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New CDC study reveals WNV has cost the nation $778 million

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Tweet A recent study conducted by Centers of Disease Control and Prevention researchers found that the West Nile virus has had a national economic impact of $778 million since it first emerged in 1999. The West Nile virus was first … Read More »

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Mississippi health officials report first West Nile virus human case of 2014

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Tweet The Mississippi State Department of Health reported on Monday the state’s first laboratory-confirmed human case of West Nile virus for 2014 in Hinds County. “From time to time, we do see cases reported this early in Mississippi,” MSDH State … Read More »

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Researchers a step closer to decoding dengue and West Nile

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Tweet University of Michigan and Purdue University researchers released study results on Thursday that show how dengue fever and West Nile fever replicate and manipulate their host’s immune system. Researchers discovered a common protein structure in the viruses that assists … Read More »

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Researchers discover how Dengue and WNV replicate

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Tweet A research team from the University of Michigan and Purdue University recently discovered how the Dengue fever and West Nile Virus replicate, which may lay the foundation for the development of effective vaccines. The team of scientists, led by … Read More »

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ECDC reports 226 West Nile fever cases in EU during season

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TweetThere were 226 human cases of West Nile fever, including 150 neuroinvasive infections, in the European Union during West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, the European Centre for Disease Control said on Friday. The ECDC made the report as … Read More »

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Louisiana records 4th West Nile virus death this year

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Tweet Louisiana has recorded its fourth death from West Nile virus this year, and four additional cases were confirmed by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals on Friday. The DHH has received a total of 55 reports of West … Read More »

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Indiana State Department of Health reports first West Nile virus death of 2013

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Tweet Indiana State Department of Health officials reported on Friday the first death in the state this year caused by the West Nile virus. Twenty cases of West Nile virus have been reported and mosquito samples from 87 counties have … Read More »

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ECDC releases Communicable Disease Threats Report

Mississippi records 40th West Nile virus case this year

Louisiana DHH confirms three more West Nile virus cases

CAES reports WNV and EEE-carrying mosquitoes in Connecticut

Second West Nile virus death confirmed in Louisiana

Massachusetts reports fourth human case of West Nile virus

Louisiana confirms five new cases of West Nile virus

Mississippi reports three new human West Nile virus cases

Illinois reports first West Nile virus-related death in Cook County

Maine mosquito pools test positive for EEE

West Nile virus found in Rhode Island mosquito trap

Louisiana confirms state’s first death from West Nile virus

West Nile virus and EEE found in Rhode Island mosquitoes

EU up to 106 human cases of West Nile fever

Wyoming reports first death from West Nile virus

ECDC reports 26 new West Nile virus cases in EU

First case of West Nile virus confirmed in Massachusetts

Mississippi reports two new human West Nile virus cases

West Nile fever detected in two newly affected Italian provinces

Ohio Department of Health confirms its first case of West Nile virus this year

New York identifies encephalitis virus and West Nile virus in mosquitoes

ECDC reports 12 new EU cases of West Nile fever last week

Mississippi Health Department announces two new cases of West Nile virus

Researchers find mechanism viruses use to shut down the body’s defenses