West Nile virus
CHICAGO (CBS) – Funeral arrangements now are set for the longtime Lombard village president who died of West Nile virus over the weekend. WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports 76-year-old Bill Mueller led Lombard for 19 […]
The long-time village president of west suburban Lombard died on Saturday from complications caused by West Niles Virus, according to a statement posted on the village’s website.
Officials were spraying to kill mosquitos in Skokie on Wednesday, as part of a continuing effort to contain the spread of the West Nile Virus.
Bill Mueller, the longtime village president in west suburban Lombard, is now battling both cancer and the 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.
Experts have warned 2012 could be a bad year for West Nile — and it is.
Mosquitoes with West Nile virus have been discovered in traps at two parks in west suburban Naperville.
The common house mosquitoes, which can carry West Nile Virus, are out in full force about three weeks early, because of a warm winter and the current hot and relatively dry conditions, which promote their development.
The West Nile virus has been detected in birds and mosquitoes in the Chicago area for the first time this year, the state announced Tuesday.
Testing for West Nile Virus is starting two weeks earlier than normal this year, following the unseasonably warm winter and spring.
Officials have confirmed that a woman from west suburban DuPage County has died of the West Nile virus.
A Cook County man in his 60s who was diagnosed with West Nile virus in August is the first person in Illinois to die from the mosquito-borne virus this year, according to state health officials.
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.