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.
Oak Lawn Woman Is Cook County's First 2014 West Nile CaseThe Oak Lawn resident became ill earlier this month but did not require hospitalization, according to the Cook County Department of Public Health. She is recovering at home.
First Human West Nile Virus Case Reported In IllinoisThe Chicago Department of Public Health reported that a woman in her 70s contracted the virus in July.
Officials Report First 2013 Case Of West Nile Virus In ChicagoMosquitoes transmit the virus to humans, and officials say that the insects are still active even with cooler weather and may seek warmer temperatures indoors.