DuPage County May Start Killing Mosquitoes In Forest PreservesWith West Nile virus being a possibility, the Forest Preserve in the county plans to spray adulticides in certain situations.
Three West Nile Virus Deaths Reported In Cook CountyThey are the first West Nile-related deaths in Illinois this year, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
First Human Cases of West Nile Confirmed In Illinois In 2016The human case of West Nile virus in suburban Cook County has been confirmed by the Cook County Department of Public Health.
Man In South Suburbs Dies After Contracting West Nile VirusA south suburban man in hers early 90s has died after contracting West Nile Virus, according to the Cook County Department of Public Health.
Skokie Woman is Chicago Area's First West Nile Case This YearThe Skokie Health Department says the 50-year-old patient's condition is improving.
Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In PlainfieldWill County is one of 23 Illinois counties to report West Nile virus activity as of Wednesday, health officials say.
West Nile Virus Detected In SkokieA batch of mosquitos in Skokie has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, making it the fourth Chicago suburb to detect the disease this year.
West Nile Virus Detected In IllinoisThe virus was found in Southern Illinois, but it's only a matter of time before it shows up in the Chicago area, health officials say.
Warm Weather To Bring More Mosquitos, But Cool Weekend To Hamper GrowthThe next couple weeks could be a bit of a roller coaster ride for mosquito activity in the Chicago area.
With Warmer Weather, Risks Increase For West Nile Virus, Lyme DiseaseThe Illinois Department of Health says warm weather means the onset of West Nile Virus, carried by mosquitoes, and a slew of insect-related diseases, carried by ticks.
Two Elderly Chicago Women Die From West Nile It may be rather late in the season, almost fall, but Illinois has it's first two deaths of the summer season from West Nile virus.
Two Illinois Women Die From West Nile VirusOne woman was in her 70s and the other was in her 80s, said Chicago Department of Public Health spokesman Ryan Gage.