Stories tagged: West Nile Virus
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Two men infected with West Nile virus in Spokane County
Two men are believed to have contracted West Nile virus in Spokane County. The Spokane Regional Health District said they are the first people to acquire the mosquito-borne infection in …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
West Nile cases in Idaho on the rise, officials warn of continuing risk
The number of Idahoans infected with West Nile Virus has jumped in the past week, and health officials are warning that the danger’s not over – most infections are reported …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Spokane County mosquitoes, horses test positive for West Nile virus
The Spokane Regional Health District confirmed West Nile virus is present in local mosquitoes Tuesday, and said five horses in the county have been sickened.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Kootenai County resident contracts West Nile virus from bite from local mosquito
A Kootenai County resident has contracted West Nile virus from a bite from a local mosquito – the first such case ever reported in North Idaho.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
North Idaho sees first case of locally acquired West Nile virus
North Idaho saw its first case of locally acquired West Nile Virus when a person over the age of 50 tested positive for the virus this week.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
Mosquito traps in Canyon, Payette counties test positive for West Nile
Mosquito traps in Canyon and Payette counties tested positive for West Nile virus this week.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
Montana resident dies of West Nile virus
A McCone County resident is the first Montana resident to die from complications related to West Nile virus so far this year.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 6:26 a.m.
Walla Walla man contracts West Nile virus
A Walla Walla man has been hospitalized after becoming exposed to the West Nile virus, the first reported case this year in Walla Walla County. The man, in his 60s, …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
West Nile virus strikes 10 horses in Inland Northwest
Veterinarians this month confirmed 10 cases of West Nile fever in horses in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Vermont confirms 2nd human illness from West Nile virus
The Vermont Department of Health has confirmed the state’s second case this year of human illness from West Nile virus, a disease spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
West Nile Virus detected in Grant County
A mosquito sample collected west of Moses Lake has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).
Wed., June 29, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
Nampa, Payette mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus
Officials say mosquitoes in the cities of Nampa and Payette have tested positive for West Nile virus.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Montana lab to focus on Zika virus research
A Montana lab has been studying the Zika virus since it began spreading in Brazil last November.
Sat., Sept. 19, 2015
Dead crows in Millwood area a mystery to officials
Health and wildlife officials are testing for West Nile virus in dead crows that have turned up on streets and lawns in the Millwood area, but they say a different …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2015, 3:55 p.m.
Health officials investigating dead crows in Millwood
Health and wildlife officials are testing for West Nile virus in dead crows that have turned up on streets and lawns in the Millwood area, but say a corvid virus …
Tue., July 28, 2015, 10:05 a.m.
Grant County reports uptick in West Nile virus
At least 42 mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus this season in Grant County, an uptick from the 34 positive samples collected during last year’s mosquito season, according …
Mon., June 17, 2013, 7:34 a.m.
West Nile virus found in Yakima mosquitoes
YAKIMA, Wash. — West Nile virus has turned up in two samples of mosquitoes collected in Yakima County.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2012
Eye on Boise: Expansions, new companies stir jobs buzz
BOISE – Idaho Department of Commerce Director Jeff Sayer is crowing about company expansions and recruitments that are running far ahead of expectations, just a month into the state’s new …
Tue., June 22, 2010, 4:20 p.m.
West Nile found in Ephrata
West Nile virus has been found in a mosquito sample taken from the Winchester Wasteway near Ephrata, officials said Tuesday. The sample was taken in conjunction with monitoring efforts by …
Wed., Oct. 14, 2009, 2:45 p.m.
West Nile virus claims Yakima woman
The West Nile virus has been blamed in the death of a Yakima woman, according to state health officials.
Thu., Sept. 17, 2009
Care for meat a field priority
Keep it cool; keep it clean. These two basic rules for bringing premium game meat to the table are a challenge when hunters face hot weather, dirt and insects in …
Wed., Sept. 9, 2009, 9:10 p.m.
West Plains bird tests positive for West Nile
A dead magpie gathered from the West Plains area is the first animal to test positive for West Nile virus in Spokane County.