By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced Friday the first confirmed death in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The death occurred in San...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the first case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection reported in 2021, an older adult (aged 61 years...

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In this podcast, I briefly go over 20 mosquito-borne diseases. In this not all inclusive list, I discuss a range of diseases to include malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and more of the most common diseases,...

New treatments to cut the global death rate from dengue, Zika and West Nile viruses could result from research led by The University of Queensland. Associate Professor Daniel Watterson from UQ’s...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County (DOH-Hillsborough) have issued a Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory Tuesday after a human case of West Nile...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials with the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department are reporting four new cases of West Nile virus and three new cases of Dengue Fever – two mosquito-borne...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention received confirmation this week from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that an adult resident of Cumberland...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Spain health authorities are reporting an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV). The outbreaks, first reported in early August, have been recorded in  Sevilla, Cádiz, and Huelva...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2020.  A Chicago resident who became ill in mid-September...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Six New Yorkers have been diagnosed with West Nile virus infections: two from Queens, two from Manhattan, and one each from Staten Island and Brooklyn, the first such cases of...