By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Health officials in Maricopa County, Arizona are now reporting 1,091 total human West Nile virus (WNV) cases through November 23 this year. This total accounts for roughly...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Researchers at the University of California, Davis and Colorado State University presented evidence at the ASTMH Annual Meeting that adding ivermectin to backyard bird feeders...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 As reported earlier (HERE), (HERE), Arizona is reporting a record year in human West Nile virus cases in 2021, fueled largely by the massive number of cases in the most populous...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the record  West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak in Arizona this year, state health officials now report 763 total cases (275 confirmed and 488 probable) through...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Vermont Department of Health has confirmed a case of human illness due to West Nile virus. This is the first such case since 2017. A Chittenden County resident was diagnosed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The first human West Nile virus (WNV) cases were reported in 2003 in Arizona when the state saw 13 cases. Since then, more than 1,900 WNV cases were reported cumulatively through...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Eastern Equine Encephalitis The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported a Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a 12-year-old quarterhorse in Hardee County. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Illinois state health officials confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2021 on Friday. A Will County resident who first became ill in late August...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2021. West Nile Virus is spread to humans...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report last week, the Arizona Department of Health Services reports 14 human West Nile virus (WNV) fatalities through October 1. The number of...