By John Ericson | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 18:20
Public officials urge residents to help combat the latest invasion, as the aggressive Asian tiger mosquito appears to be here to stay.
By Ashik Siddique | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 23:56
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 | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 17:41
Two states have already announced the discovery of West Nile carrying mosquito's in the Summer of 2013.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 15:34
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 | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 15:06
CDC releases its final national surveillance data on West Nile virus for 2012.
By Martin Grens | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 11:59
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 | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 18:45
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 Martin Grens | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 09:16
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 | Wed, 08/22/2012 - 14:43
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.