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2006 Illinois West Nile Virus

Numbers at a Glance

215 human cases
10 human deaths
54 years - average age of human cases
2 years - youngest human case
91 years - oldest human case
77 counties with positive humans, birds,             mosquitoes and/or horses
161 positive birds
2,980 positive mosquito batches
21 positive horses and other animals

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Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761
Phone 217-782-4977
Fax 217-782-3987
TTY 800-547-0466
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