west nile virus

MINNESOTA | Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study

MINNESOTA– Ruffed grouse hunters in northern Minnesota can voluntarily submit samples for a West Nile virus research project being conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  Minnesota is collaborating on this project with researchers in Wisconsin and Michigan, and will be sharing protocols and results. West Nile virus is known to exist in the … Continue reading MINNESOTA | Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study

Delaware News: Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

DOVER, DE – The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that a 60-year-old Sussex County man has tested positive for the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018.  The man was briefly hospitalized for illness in July and after a preliminary positive test result from the DPH Laboratory in Smyrna, … Continue reading Delaware News: Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

WISCONSIN | Regional West Nile virus monitoring effort for ruffed grouse to begin this fall

MADISON, WI– In collaboration with the Minnesota and Michigan Departments of Natural Resources, Ruffed Grouse Society, and Wisconsin Conservation Congress, the Wisconsin Department of Natural resources will begin a multi-year monitoring program this fall looking at West Nile virus (WNV) in ruffed grouse. The DNR is asking ruffed grouse hunters for their participation in this … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Regional West Nile virus monitoring effort for ruffed grouse to begin this fall

Delaware News: DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section announces year’s first finding of West Nile virus in wild birds

DOVER, DE – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Mosquito Control Section, in conjunction with Delaware’s Division of Public Health and Department of Agriculture, has announced the first detection this year of West Nile virus (WNV) in wild birds, indicating the recurrence of this mosquito-borne disease in Delaware.  WNV was detected in the … Continue reading Delaware News: DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section announces year’s first finding of West Nile virus in wild birds

RHODE ISLAND | Weekly Mosquito Advisory for West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 53 mosquito samples from 13 traps set on Monday, June 11; 106 samples from 33 traps set on Monday, June 18; and 15 samples from three traps set on Wednesday, June 20 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) … Continue reading RHODE ISLAND | Weekly Mosquito Advisory for West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in St. Louis County

St. Louis, MO (STL.NEWS)  Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus have been discovered in St. Louis County, although no human cases have been reported this year, according to the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health. “Positive mosquito tests are a reminder that preventative measures are important,” said Dr. Faisal Khan, director of the department. “Even … Continue reading Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in St. Louis County