In the United States, West Nile virus circulates among wild birds, transmitted by Culex mosquitoes, which transmit West Nile virus and other viruses in the southern United States. Humans can become infected...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the first human West Nile virus (WNV) cases were reported in Arizona in 2003 and through 2020, the state reported a total of 1,939 cases, including a single year...

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 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  The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) reported Thursday that multiple Arizona marijuana establishments and dispensaries are initiating a voluntary recall of specific...

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...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last week, a bipartisan bill was introduced–the Finding Orphan-disease Remedies with Antifungal Research and Development Act (FORWARD Act) of 2021. The legislation, introduced...

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  @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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the West Nile virus (WNV) situation in Arizona, state health officials report 132 confirmed and 78 probable cases through September 29. Maricopa...