For the first time this summer, workers are spraying on the Northwest and Southwest Sides because mosquitoes there tested positive for the illness. But some residents say they weren’t notified about the spraying, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
West Nile mosquitoes are back in the Chicago area for the first time this year. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.
You may have to start scratching in a month or so, but you don’t have to start worrying, as recent heavy rains and floods encourage the growth of flood water mosquitoes, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
It’s gearing up to be one of the worst years ever for West Nile Virus.
The City of Chicago is taking action Tuesday and Wednesday, in hopes of minimizing Chicagoans’ chances of getting the West Nile virus.
With the first reported human cases of the West Nile virus in the Chicago area, local health departments are taking no chances.
The West Nile virus is back. State health officials have confirmed two human cases in the northwest suburbs.
This week’s heavy rain is long gone, but in the next few days we should be seeing more reminders of it – of the buzzing and biting variety.
Three more batches of mosquitoes collected recently have tested positive for West Nile Virus, the Kane County health Department said Friday.
Mosquitoes with West Nile virus have been discovered in traps at two parks in west suburban Naperville.
Testing for West Nile Virus is starting two weeks earlier than normal this year, following the unseasonably warm winter and spring.
Buffalo Grove is the latest Chicago suburb where West Nile mosquitoes have been discovered.
A man from south suburban South Holland is the second confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Cook County this year, according to county health officials.
An elderly northwest suburban man is the first to be diagnosed this year in the Chicago area with West Nile-related diseases.
Mosquitoes taken in a trap on the East Side of Aurora have tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Kane County Health Department said Friday.
Mosquitoes seem to be everywhere this year. So far nine counties in Illinois have found some infected with West Nile Virus. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson explains why mosquitoes seem to bite certain people more often and how a common household item can help keep the pests away.
Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have now been found in Evanston.
It’s official. In Cook County, this year’s mosquitoes aren’t just nuisance biters anymore. Culex mosquitos, which carry the West Nile virus, are out now.
Everybody hates mosquitoes, and communities are preparing to fight them this summer.
All the wet weather and flooding is likely to give us a bumper crop of particularly nasty mosquitoes, an expert says.