West Nile

Common house mosquito (Credit: Illinois Department of Public Health)

First West Nile Case In DuPage County

A west suburban Naperville man is the first reported human case of West Nile virus in DuPage County this year.

09/16/2014

Nancy Lundquist. (CBS)

A Tiny Mosquito Turned Woman’s Life Upside Down

One mosquito bite changed everything for 65-year-old Nancy Lundquist.

11/20/2012

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Colder Weather May Slow Rate Of West Nile Cases

After one of the worst West Nile virus seasons since 2002, the cooler weather is expected to reduce new cases to a trickle, health officials said.

10/08/2012

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State Reports Six Deaths From West Nile In 2012

The state health department says six people have now died of West Nile Virus this year.

10/04/2012

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10 Human Cases Of West Nile Virus In Evanston

Officials in Evanston confirm that the number of West Nile Virus cases in the city among humans is continuing to grow.

WBBM Newsradio–09/13/2012

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Cases Of West Nile Spike In Illinois

The pace of West Nile virus is picking up dramatically in Illinois.

08/29/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Warm Weather Prompts Early West Nile Testing

Testing for West Nile Virus is starting two weeks earlier than normal this year, following the unseasonably warm winter and spring.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

West Nile Mosquitoes Discovered In Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove is the latest Chicago suburb where West Nile mosquitoes have been discovered.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011