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 Vermont health officials are reporting the first West Nile virus (WNV) positive pool of mosquitoes this year in Essex. The infected mosquitoes were collected by the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the Las Vegas/Clark County area, health officials have declared an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV) after receiving reports of 28 cases of the disease in humans...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews 20 years ago this summer, West Nile virus (WNV) was first detected in the Western Hemisphere, specifically in New York City. Today, WNV is the leading cause...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus (WNV) for the 2018 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the San...

Massachusetts health officials reported an additional nine human West Nile virus (WNV) cases Friday, bringing the total to 38 for the year. This breaks the previous record of 33 human cases reported in...

North and South Dakota have been two of the most affected states by West Nile virus (WNV) in 2018 with a combined 232 human cases reported through last week. South Dakota The South Dakota Department...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced Monday two confirmed deaths in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The deceased persons were residents of Glenn County and Yuba County. As...

In a follow-up on the West Nile virus (WNV) infection situation in Massachusetts,  state health officials report four more human cases of WNV in the state this year, bringing the total to 9. The newest...