DuPage County Resident Tests Positive For West Nile Virus; First Confirmed Illinois Case Of 2020A DuPage County resident tested positive for West Nile Virus, marking the first confirmed human case of 2020 in Illinois.
City To Spray For Mosquitoes In Englewood, Auburn GreshamThe city will be spraying insecticide in a South Side district Wednesday night to kill mosquitoes and protect people from the West Nile virus.
Mosquitoes In Lake County Test Positive For West Nile VirusFor the first time in 2019, Mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus in Lake County.
With Record Rain, Threat Of Breeding Mosquitoes, West Nile Always A ConcernWith the wettest May on record in Chicago, concerns about a bumper crop of mosquitoes--and potential for West Nile virus--have public health officials on alert.
Mosquitos In Northern Suburbs Test Positive For West Nile VirusMosquitos captured in the northern suburbs tested postive for West Nile Virus, according to the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District.
West Nile Virus Death Reported In DuPage CountyThe 65-year-old victim contracted the disease earlier this month. So far a total of 14 people have been confirmed to have the virus.
Mosquito Count On The Rise Due To Wet WeatherThe mosquito count is on the rise. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports the very wet weather, months in the making, contributed to the problem.
Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Chicago's North SuburbsThe Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois so far this year.
City To Spray For Mosquitoes For First Time, Targeting Far South SideChicago will spray to kill adult mosquitoes for the first time Wednesday, targeting an area on the Far South Side.
After Flood, Expect MosquitoesThe floodwaters reached places they had never been, and the Lake County Health Department warns mosquitoes won’t be far behind.
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.
A Benefit To Cold Weather: Slower Mosquito GrowthThe cool, wet weather this spring has provided plenty of breeding grounds for mosquitoes, but it hasn’t been warm enough for them to really start biting.
Rain Barrels Could Become Mosquito Breeding Grounds If Not Installed Properly, Expert WarnsRain barrels have become popular in the Chicago area to save money on water bills when watering lawns and gardens but an expert warns that, if not installed properly or taken care of, could become mosquito breeding grounds.
Chicago Seeing A Boon Of DragonfliesThe dragonfly population in the Chicago area has exploded in recent days, and one local expert said it’s likely tied to the large mosquito population.
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.