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Fred Bodimer
August 20, 2019 - 4:47 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The U.S. is on alert for the West Nile virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there have been 128 human cases of West Nile so far this year in 36 states — including Missouri and Illinois. West Nile is the most common virus that's transmitted by mosquitoes...
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west nile virus spread by mosquito
August 13, 2019 - 3:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health says a Chicago resident in his 70s is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. It said Tuesday the man became ill in late July. Department Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike says, “West Nile virus can cause...
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June 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(KMOX) - The St. Clair County Health Department has found a West Nile virus-positive mosquito, which is the first case found this season. There have been no confirmed cases of West Nile virus in any humans this season in Illinois. Last year, St. Clair County had two confirmed cases of the virus in...
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Mosquito sucking blood from human hand
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August 29, 2018 - 4:49 pm
The West Nile Virus is transmitted through mosquitoes, which will be a risk until the first frost.
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Mother spraying insect or mosquito repellents on skin girl, mosquito repellent for babies, toddlers that will protect your children from mosquitoes and other insects.
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July 09, 2018 - 8:49 am
Illinois has already seen its first human case of West Nile virus back in mid-May
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Mother spraying insect or mosquito repellents on skin girl, mosquito repellent for babies, toddlers that will protect your children from mosquitoes and other insects.
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May 04, 2018 - 8:43 am
Dr. Wessels says she's seen an increase in Lyme disease and Heartland Virus cases in the St. Louis area.
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