Stories tagged: West Nile Virus
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
West Nile virus has been found in Spokane County mosquitoes, prompting warnings for residents to take precautions.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
West Nile Virus has been confirmed in a mosquito trap located west of Parma, according to a press release from the Canyon County Mosquito Abatement District.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 and Payette counties tested positive for West Nile virus this week.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A mosquito sample collected west of Moses Lake has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).
Wed., June 29, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
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.
A Montana lab has been studying the Zika virus since it began spreading in Brazil last November.
Sat., Sept. 19, 2015
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 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.
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.
YAKIMA, Wash. — West Nile virus has turned up in two samples of mosquitoes collected in Yakima County.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2012
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 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.
The West Nile virus has been blamed in the death of a Yakima woman, according to state health officials.
Thu., Sept. 17, 2009
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.
A dead magpie gathered from the West Plains area is the first animal to test positive for West Nile virus in Spokane County.