West Nile virus http://northernpublicradio.org en McHenry Co. Woman Has Illinois' First Human Case of West Nile For 2013 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/mchenry-co-woman-has-illinois-first-human-case-west-nile-2013 <p></p><p>Illinois' first human case of West Nile virus this year is in McHenry County. Health officials say a woman in her 50s got sick earlier this month. The state had nearly 300 human cases last year and a dozen people died. To date, birds and mosquitos that tested positive for West Nile virus have been reported in 50 counties.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:00:14 +0000 WNIJ 34960 at http://northernpublicradio.org McHenry Co. Woman Has Illinois' First Human Case of West Nile For 2013 Birds Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Winnebago County http://northernpublicradio.org/post/birds-test-positive-west-nile-virus-winnebago-county <p></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:47:26 +0000 WNIJ 34182 at http://northernpublicradio.org Birds Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Winnebago County DeKalb County Reports First West Nile Virus Case http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-county-reports-first-west-nile-virus-case <p>The first case of West Nile virus in DeKalb County has been reported to the county health department.&nbsp; A 59-year-old male county resident was diagnosed recently, a department spokesperson said.</p><p>“This is not unexpected,” said Jane Lux, Public Health Administrator at the<a href="http://www.dekalbcounty.org/Health/"> DeKalb County Health Department</a>, “due to the fact that there have been cases diagnosed throughout Illinois and the United States, and we know that mosquitoes in our area are infected.”</p><p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:30:17 +0000 WNIJ 17953 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb County Reports First West Nile Virus Case New West Nile cases in Illinois http://northernpublicradio.org/post/new-west-nile-cases-illinois <p>West Nile virus is striking people earlier than usual this year in Illinois, and health officials say the number of cases now stands at six. Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said Wednesday that human cases have been reported in Chicago, Evanston and several Chicago suburbs. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:42:26 +0000 Mike Moen & Associated Press 16354 at http://northernpublicradio.org New West Nile cases in Illinois Around Illinois – May 23 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/around-illinois-may-23 <p><strong><em>Cherry Valley train fire final report issued</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>West Nile virus shows up early this year</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>NATO protestors will challenge terrorism charges</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Is more gambling a good bet for revenue?</em></strong></p><p> Wed, 23 May 2012 18:38:17 +0000 Victor Yehling 12202 at http://northernpublicradio.org