By Ashik Siddique | Jun 03, 2013 11:56 PM EDT
Mosquitoes bred in cooler temperatures are more likely to carry contagious viruses like yellow fever and chikungunya, since they have weakened immune systems.
By Justin Caba | Jun 03, 2013 05:41 PM EDT
Two states have already announced the discovery of West Nile carrying mosquito's in the Summer of 2013.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 28, 2013 03:34 PM EDT
Relatively new to the western hemisphere, West Nile virus has spread throughout the continental United States and has appeared earlier this season than any other.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 13, 2013 03:06 PM EDT
CDC releases its final national surveillance data on West Nile virus for 2012.
By Cindy del Rosario | Apr 28, 2013 06:32 PM EDT
As the weather warms up, mosquito season begins, marking the beginning of this year's West Nile season.
By Amber Moore | Nov 10, 2012 10:35 AM EST
Twelve new cases of West Nile Virus have been reported since last week, announced the Louisiana Health Department on Friday.
By Kate Kelland | Oct 22, 2012 11:08 AM EDT
Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse for Greece, the exhausted and indebted country has a new threat to deal with: mosquito-borne diseases.
By Marice Richter | Sep 27, 2012 11:59 AM EDT
With no vaccine to prevent West Nile in humans, the only defense is prevention - wearing insecticide outdoors and pesticide spraying by ground and air.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 20, 2012 06:45 PM EDT
At least five people in the Balkans who were infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus have died, and several dozen others have been hospitalized in the past month, according to officials in Serbia, Kosovo, Macedonia and Croatia.
By Marice Richter | Sep 06, 2012 09:16 AM EDT
The number of U.S. cases of West Nile virus rose 25 percent in the latest week, putting the 2012 outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on track to be the most severe on record in the USA.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 29, 2012 02:07 PM EDT
Federal health officials warned on Wednesday that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and that the number of infected may continue to rise.
By Makini Brice | Aug 29, 2012 09:58 AM EDT
The eight city residents infected with the most severe form of West Nile virus are spread across all five boroughs of New York.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 22, 2012 02:43 PM EDT
The recent West Nile virus outbreak is "one of the largest" outbreaks ever seen in the United States, with three times the usual number of cases reported this year, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.