West Nile virus
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.
EVANSTON, Ill. (STMW) – A pool of mosquitoes from north suburban Evanston tested positive for West Nile Virus, health officials announced Monday.