Montgomery County Health Department has been conducting a West Nile
virus surveillance program since May that includes trapping adult mosquitoes and testing them for the West Nile
The West Nile
Varus is usually spread through common mosquitos.
The CDC marked West Nile
virus as the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the U.S.
Traces of West Nile
were first discovered in Orange County as well, as mosquitos and dead birds found in Cypress, Buena Park, Huntington Beach and Tustin tested positive for the virus.
It is our hope that this passion will translate into meaningful action being implemented after the course, working in partnership with the West Nile
Fever is a mosquito-borne zoonotic disease caused by a flavivirus -West Nile Virus (WNV).
In rare instances -- about 1 in 150 cases -- people infected with the virus will develop a severe form of the disease: West Nile
encephalitis, West Nile
meningitis or West Nile
Clinical response after IVIG therapy for West Nile
virus neuroinvasive disease (WNVND) may require four to eight weeks.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nearly 700 West Nile
virus cases reported in 2012 as of Aug.
Because of the man's death, the threat level from West Nile
has been raised to "high" in Worcester and in Auburn.
In contrast to the other disease-causing arboviruses, West Nile
virus is endemic all across the country.
It turns out that these birds were the first victims of West Nile
virus in the U.S.