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2013

September

September 16, 2013

First West Nile Virus Related Death Reported in Cook County

September 13, 2013

First West Nile Virus Related Death Reported in Illinois

August

August 26, 2013

Central Illinois Reports its First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case for 2013

August 21, 2013

First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case in Illinois For 2013

July

July 10, 2013

First West Nile Virus Positive Bird in Illinois for 2013 Reported

June

June 3, 2013

First West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes in Illinois For 2013 Reported

April

April 8, 2013

State Health Department Awards West Nile Virus Prevention Grants


2012

September

September 13, 2012

First Central Illinois Human West Nile Virus

August

August 20, 2012

First West Nile Virus Related Death Reported in Illinois

July

July 24, 2012

First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case in Illinois for 2012

June

June 19, 2012

FIRST CENTRAL ILLINOIS WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE RESULTS FOR 2012

May

May 30, 2012

FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITOES IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS FOR 2012 REPORTED

May 22, 2012

FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE BIRD AND MOSQUITOES IN ILLINOIS FOR 2012 REPORTED

April

April 13, 2012

West Nile Virus Testing Begins


2011

September

September 22, 2011

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS FOR 2011 REPORTED

September 20, 2011

FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS RELATED DEATH REPORTED IN ILLINOIS

August

August 19, 2011

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES IN ILLINOIS FOR 2011 REPORTED

June

June 30, 2011

FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITOES IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS REPORTED TODAY

June 29, 2011

FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITOES REPORTED IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

June 16, 2011

FIRST BIRDS IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 14, 2011

FIRST MOSQUITOES IN ILLINOIS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


2010

September

September 22, 2010

FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS RELATED DEATH REPORTED IN ILLINOIS

September 21, 2010

WEST NILE VIRUS STILL A THREAT

September 15, 2010

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS FOR 2010 REPORTED

August

August 31, 2010

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN ILLINOIS FOR 2010 REPORTED

June

June 21, 2010

MOSQUITOES IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS

June 11, 2010

MOSQUITOES IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS

June 5, 2010

FIRST MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS

May

May 25, 2010

FIRST BIRD IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 13, 2010

FIRST BIRDS IN ILLINOIS TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


2009

September

September 14, 2009

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS FOR 2009 REPORTED

August

August 31, 2009

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN ILLINOIS FOR 2009 REPORTED

June

June 17, 2009

FIRST MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS

June 8, 2009

FIRST MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

June 5, 2009

FIRST BIRD IN ILLINOIS TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 1, 2009

FIRST MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS


2008

September

September 5, 2008

CENTRAL ILLINOIS REPORTS FIRST BIRDS TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August

August 19, 2008

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS

August 11, 2008

FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE REPORTED IN ILLINOIS

July

July 30, 2008

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH STRESSES NEED FOR PREVENTIVE MEASURES AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS AND HEAT STROKE, AS HIGH TEMPERATURES HIT

July 10, 2008

FIRST BIRDS IN ILLINOIS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June

June 24, 2008

FIRST MOSQUITO BATCH IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May

May 23, 2008

FIRST MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS

May 18, 2008

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $2.8 MILLION TO HELP PROTECT ILLINOISANS FROM WEST NILE VIRUS


2007

October

October 31, 2007

8 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS BRING THE TOTAL IN ILLINOIS TO 93

October 24, 2007

4 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS BRING THE TOTAL IN ILLINOIS TO 85

October 17, 2007

13 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS BRING THE TOTAL IN ILLINOIS TO 81

October 10, 2007

8 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS BRINGING THE TOTAL IN ILLINOIS TO 68

October 3, 2007

12 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS BRINGING THE TOTAL IN ILLINOIS TO 60

September

September 26, 2007

FOURTH WEST NILE DEATH AND 13 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES BRING THE TOTAL IN ILLINOIS TO 48

September 19, 2007

6 ADDITIONAL HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES BRING THE TOTAL IN ILLINOIS TO 34

September 12, 2007

THIRD WEST NILE VIRUS-RELATED DEATH PLUS 8 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES BRING THE TOTAL TO 28 IN ILLINOIS

September 5, 2007

FIVE NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 19

August

August 29, 2007
THREE NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 14

August 22, 2007
FRANKLIN, GALLATIN AND MACON COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES REPORTING POSITIVE WEST NILE VIRUS MOSQUITO SAMPLES

August 15, 2007
THREE NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS

August 9, 2007
FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS-RELATED DEATH IN ILLINOIS FOR 2007

August 8, 2007
ANOTHER HUMAN CASE AND MACOUPIN AND SALINE COUNTIES REPORTING WEST NILE VIRUS

August 1, 2007
THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS BRING TOTAL NUMBER OF HUMAN CASES TO SIX

July

July 25, 2007
7 ILLINOIS COUNTIES NOW REPORTING WEST NILE VIRUS

July 18, 2007
THIRD HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IDENTIFIED IN ILLINOIS

July 5, 2007
SECOND HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IDENTIFIED IN ILLINOIS

June

June 15, 2007
FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN ILLINOIS

May

May 24, 2007
COOK COUNTY - THIRD ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 17, 2007
TAZEWELL COUNTY - SECOND ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 8, 2007
FIRST MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS


2006

October

October 26, 2006
3 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

October 19, 2006
7 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

October 12, 2006
3 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

October 10, 2006
3 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

October 5, 2006
5 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

October 3, 2006
8 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

September

September 28, 2006
4 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

September 26, 2006
11 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

September 21, 2006
WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS ANOTHER LIFE IN ILLINOIS

September 19, 2006
WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS TWO MORE LIVES

September 14, 2006
WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS ANOTHER LIFE

September 12, 2006
WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS TWO MORE LIVES IN ILLINOIS

September 7, 2006
WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS THIRD PERSON IN ILLINOIS

September 5, 2006
SEVENTEEN NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED

August

August 31, 2006
TEN NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED

August 29, 2006
WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS SECOND PERSON IN ILLINOIS

August 24, 2006
TEN NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 25

August 23, 2006
FIRST WEST NILE DEATH REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

August 22, 2006
FIFTEEN HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

August 17, 2006
THREE MORE HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

August 15, 2006
THREE HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

August 11, 2006
FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN COOK COUNTY REPORTED

August 10, 2006
GALLATIN , IROQUOIS, KENDALL, MARION AND TAZEWELL COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 8, 2006
BOONE, CHRISTIAN AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 3, 2006
HANCOCK, VERMILION AND WHITESIDE COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 1, 2006
FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE CONFIRMED IN ADDITION TO POSITIVE BIRD AND MOSQUITO SAMPLES FOUND IN NEW COUNTIES

July

July 27, 2006
BOND COUNTY – NEWEST COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 25, 2006
PUTNAM COUNTY – NEWEST COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 20, 2006
MADISON COUNTY – NEWEST COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 17, 2006
CHAMPAIGN , LEE, MACON, PEORIA AND SCOTT COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 13, 2006
BUREAU, HENRY AND ST. CLAIR COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 11, 2006
WILLIAMSON COUNTY - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 7, 2006
KEEP COOL ILLINOIS CAMPAIGN URGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTION AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS THIS SUMMER

July 6, 2006
EFFINGHAM COUNTY - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June

June 29, 2006
WILL AND ADAMS COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 27, 2006
SANGAMON COUNTY - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 22, 2006
KANKAKEE, KNOX, LIVINGSTON AND STEPHENSON COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 20, 2006
DEKALB, FORD, MACOUPIN, MCHENRY AND LAKE COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 15, 2006
LASALLE - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 13, 2006
MCLEAN AND KANE COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 7, 2006
WINNEBAGO COUNTY MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 6, 2006
FIRST BIRD TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN DEWITT COUNTY

June 6, 2006
JACKSON COUNTY MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 1, 2006
NORTHERN COOK COUNTY MOSQUITO SAMPLE TESTS FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May

May 24, 2006
DUPAGE COUNTY MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


2005

October

October 28, 2005
A MCHENRY COUNTY MAN IS THE STATE’S 11 TH WEST NILE VIRUS FATALITY THIS YEAR

October 27, 2005
THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE DISEASE REPORTED

October 26, 2005
SCHUYLER COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED WITH WEST NILE NEUROINVASIVE DISEASE

October 21, 2005
MCLEAN COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED WITH WEST NILE

October 19, 2005
THIRTEEN NEW WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

October 13, 2005
COOK COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED WITH WEST NILE DISEASE

October 12, 2005
MCLEAN COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED WITH WEST NILE DISEASE

October 7, 2005
KANKAKEE WOMAN MOST RECENT CASE OF WEST NILE REPORTED

October 6, 2005
EIGHT MORE CASES OF WEST NILE REPORTED

October 4, 2005
COOK COUNTY WOMAN DIES AFTER HAVING WEST NILE DISEASE

October 3, 2005
COOK COUNTY WOMAN DIES AFTER HAVING WEST NILE DISEASE

 

September

September 30, 2005
THREE ADDITIONAL WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED

September 29, 2005
EIGHT MORE WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED

September 28, 2005
WILL COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER HAVING WEST NILE DISEASE

September 27, 2005
THREE ADDITIONAL WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

September 26, 2005
FOUR MORE WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

September 23, 2005
CHICAGO WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 22, 2005
SIX ADDITIONAL CASES OF WEST NILE REPORTED

September 21, 2005
CHICAGO MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 20, 2005
DUPAGE COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 19, 2005
FIVE NEW WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

September 16, 2005
TEN NEW WEST NILE CASES RAISE STATE TOTAL TO 154

September 15, 2005
COOK COUNTY WOMAN STATE’S THIRD WEST NILE FATALITY

September 14, 2005
THREE ADDITIONAL CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED

September 13, 2005
EIGHT NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 12, 2005
FIVE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 9, 2005
EIGHT NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 8, 2005
FIVE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 7, 2005
LAKE COUNTY MAN IS ILLINOIS’ SECOND WEST NILE FATALITY

September 6, 2005
FOUR NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY

September 2, 2005
SEVEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN COOK AND KANE COUNTIES

September 1, 2005
COOK COUNTY WOMAN IS STATE’S FIRST FATALITY FOLLOWING WEST NILE DISEASE

 

August

August 31, 2005
ELEVEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE; STATE TOTAL RISES TO 74

August 30, 2005
SEVENTEEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 29, 2005
THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 26, 2005
TWO NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 25, 2005
FIVE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN SUBURBAN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

August 24, 2005
THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY

August 24, 2005
ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR WEST NILE VIRUS PREVENTION EFFORTS ANNOUNCED

August 23, 2005
FOUR NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 22, 2005
COOK COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

August 19, 2005
SEVEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 18, 2005
THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 17, 2005
TWO MORE HUMANS DIAGNOSED WITH WEST NILE IN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

August 16, 2005
LATEST WEST NILE CASES IN COOK AND PEORIA COUNTIES

August 15, 2005
COOK COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

August 12, 2005
TWO CHICAGO CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 11, 2005
NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

August 10, 2005
TWO MORE CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 8, 2005
TWO NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 5, 2005
FIFTH CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 4, 2005
CHICAGO WOMAN STATE’S FOURTH WEST NILE CASE

August 2, 2005
A THIRD HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE CONFIRMED

August 1, 2005
MORGAN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July

July 29, 2005
FIRST TWO HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE CONFIRMED

July 25, 2005
KANKAKEE COUNTY REPORTS FIRST POSITIVE BIRD SAMPLE OF WEST NILE VIRUS

July 22, 2005
EVIDENCE OF INCREASED WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY IN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

July 12, 2005
ADAMS COUNTY MOSQUITOES AND DEKALB, PEORIA AND ROCK ISLAND COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 11, 2005
JACKSON COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 8, 2005
WASHINGTON COUNTY, CITY OF CHICAGO AND WHITESIDE COUNTY LATEST REPORTS OF POSITIVE WEST NILE VIRUS SAMPLES

July 1, 2005
LAKE, MCHENRY, GALLATIN COUNTIES COLLECT WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITO SAMPLES


June

June 23, 2005
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY MOSQUITOES, LEE COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 21, 2005
ST. CLAIR COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 16, 2005
MOSQUITOES FROM KANE AND WILL COUNTIES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

June 15, 2005
MCDONOUGH COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 14, 2005
COOK COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 14, 2005
GOV. BLAGOJEVICH AWARDS $2 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR
WEST NILE VIRUS SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL

Local health departments receive funding

June 13, 2005
JOHNSON COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 10, 2005
MCLEAN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May

May 27, 2005
TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT WEST NILE DISEASE

May 24, 2005
DUPAGE COUNTY MOSQUITOES, WOODFORD COUNTY BIRD
TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

April

April 28, 2005
CDC Adopts New Repellent Guidance for Upcoming Mosquito Season - PDF


2004

October

October 18, 2004
WEST NILE CASES IN 2004 TOP LAST YEAR’S TOTAL

October 15, 2004
COOK COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

October 8, 2004
WEST NILE CASES REPORTED IN CHICAGO AND LASALLE COUNTY

October 7, 2004
TWO NEW WEST NILE CASES RAISE STATE TOTAL TO 51

October 6, 2004
COOK COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

October 4, 2004
BOND COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

October 1, 2004
THREE NEW WEST NILE CASES RAISE STATE TOTAL TO 47

September

September 30, 2004
TWO ADDITIONAL WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

September 29, 2004
STATE’S SECOND WEST NILE DISEASE FATALITY REPORTED

September 27, 2004
WEST NILE CASE COUNT REACHES 40 WITH TWO NEW CASES

September 24, 2004
FOUR CHICAGO AREA WEST NILE CASES RAISE STATE TOTAL TO 38

September 22, 2004
WEST NILE CASES REPORTED IN CHICAGO AND KANE COUNTY

September 17, 2004
TWO WEST NILE CASES REPORTED IN COOK COUNTY

September 16, 2004
STATE’S 30th WEST NILE CASE IS SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY MAN

September 15, 2004
WEST NILE CASES REPORTED IN ADAMS AND COOK COUNTIES

September 14, 2004
THIRD LASALLE COUNTY WEST NILE CASE REPORTED

September 13, 2004
LASALLE COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 10, 2004
ILLINOIS’ 25th WEST NILE DISEASE CASE REPORTED

September 9, 2004
KANE COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 3, 2004
THIRD ST. CLAIR COUNTY WEST NILE CASE REPORTED

September 3, 2004
FULTON, HANCOCK LATEST COUNTIES WITH WEST NILE DISEASE

September 2, 2004
DUPAGE COUNTY MAN STATE'S FIRST WEST NILE FATALITY
Four additional cases push state's total this year to 20

September 1, 2004
DUPAGE COUNTY MAN STATE'S 16th WEST NILE HUMAN CASE

August

August 30, 2004
LASALLE COUNTY WEST NILE HUMAN CASE REPORTED

August 27, 2004
FOUR CHICAGO-AREA WEST NILE HUMAN CASES REPORTED

August 26, 2004
CLAY, LOGAN COUNTIES REPORT WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY

August 25, 2004
ROCK ISLAND WEST NILE HUMAN CASE ANNOUNCED
West Nile positive birds reported in Cass, Fayette counties

August 19, 2004
TWO NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE REPORTED

August 17, 2004
SANGAMON COUNTY WOMAN POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
Seventh Illinois human case to be reported this year

August 16, 2004
WARREN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 11, 2004
BOONE COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE VIRUS CASE
First West Nile positive mosquitoes found in Jersey County

August 10, 2004
FORD COUNTY MAN DIAGNOSED WITH WEST NILE VIRUS
First West Nile positive bird found in Schuyler County

August 6, 2004
KENDALL COUNTY MAN STATE'S FOURTH WEST NILE CASE

August 5, 2004
HANCOCK COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 3, 2004
ST. CLAIR COUNTY BOY LATEST WEST NILE HUMAN CASE

July

July 30, 2004
PIKE COUNTY BLUE JAY POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 28, 2004
DEKALB, HENDERSON COUNTIES LATEST WITH WEST NILE POSITIVES

July 27, 2004
KENDALL COUNTY BLUE JAY TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 26, 2004
JACKSON COUNTY MAN IS STATE'S SECOND WEST NILE HUMAN CASE

July 22, 2004
JO DAVIESS COUNTY MAN STATE'S FIRST WEST NILE POSITIVE

July 21, 2004
GRUNDY COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 20, 2004
KNOX COUNTY CROWS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 19, 2004
MACOUPIN COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

July 19, 2004
SANGAMON COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 16, 2004
ST. CLAIR COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

July 15, 2004
MERCER COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

July 12, 2004
SALINE COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

July 8, 2004
HENRY, LASALLE AND MCDONOUGH COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

July 6, 2004
WILL COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

July 2, 2004
LEE, WOODFORD BIRDS LATEST WEST NILE POSITIVES

July 1, 2004
BUREAU COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June

June 28, 2004
PEORIA COUNTY BLUE JAY POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 18, 2004
WHITESIDE COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 14, 2004
COOK AND MACON COUNTY BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 11, 2004
BIRDS FROM FIVE COUNTIES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 10, 2004
VERMILION COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 9, 2004
MCLEAN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 7, 2004
KANE, MADISON BLUE JAYS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 7, 2004
MCHENRY COUNTY BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 1, 2004
STEPHENSON, WINNEBAGO CROWS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May

May 28, 2004
GOVERNOR ANNOUNCES MOSQUITO CONTROL HELP FOR COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY FLOODS
Emergency purchase of larvicide for Chicago-area suburbs

May 21, 2004
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 20, 2004
ADAMS COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 12, 2004
DUPAGE COUNTY BIRD AND MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 11, 2004
GOVERNOR AWARDS GRANTS FOR WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTION AND CONTROL
Money allocated from special public health emergency fund


2003

December

December 3, 2003
UPDATE: DEKALB COUNTY WOMAN DIAGNOSED WITH WEST NILE

November

November 14, 2003
UPDATE: TWO WEST NILE CASES REPORTED IN WHITESIDE COUNTY
Statewide total now stands at 52

November 3, 2003
UPDATE: STATE WEST NILE DISEASE CASES CLIMB TO 50

October

October 27, 2003
FIRST CASE OF WEST NILE REPORTED IN BUREAU COUNTY
Human case total this year climbs to 48

October 21, 2003
TWO MORE WEST NILE CASES PUSH STATE TOTAL TO 47
Latest reports from Rock Island and Will counties

October 17, 2003
LATEST WEST NILE CASES FROM MCDONOUGH AND RICHLAND COUNTIES

October 15, 2003
FOUR WEST NILE DISEASE CASES REPORTED
Latest cases from Chicago area, Piatt and Sangamon counties

October 10, 2003
THREE NEW WEST NILE DISEASE CASES REPORTED
Mosquito-borne disease caseload rises to 39

October 8, 2003
WEST NILE CASELOAD NOW TOTALS 36
Latest reports from Cook, Madison and Will counties

October 7, 2003
THREE NEW WEST NILE CASES PUSH STATE TOTAL TO 33
Latest reports from Chicago and Will and Winnebago counties

October 6, 2003
WEST NILE DISEASE CASE TOTAL CLIMBS TO 30
Latest reports from Cook and Madison counties

October 2, 2003
TWO SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY RESIDENTS LATEST WEST NILE CASES
State's Caseload Rises to 28

October 1, 2003
COOK COUNTY WOMAN IS YEAR'S FIRST WEST NILE DEATH
State's Total Human Caseload Now Stands at 26

September

September 29, 2003
WEST NILE DISEASE CASE TOTAL CLIMBS TO 24
Latest reports from Cook and Vermilion counties

September 25, 2003
TWO NEW WEST NILE CASES PUSH STATE TOTAL TO 22

September 24, 2003
FIRST WEST NILE CASE REPORTED IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY

September 22, 2003
LATEST WEST NILE CASE FROM NORTHERN COOK COUNTY

September 18, 2003
TWO NEW WEST NILE CASES FROM CHICAGO AREA

September 17, 2003
WEST NILE DISEASE CASELOAD NOW TOTALS 16

September 15, 2003
SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY MAN IS 14TH WEST NILE VIRUS CASE

September 12, 2003
THREE WEST NILE DISEASE CASES REPORTED
Illinois caseload this year now stands at 13

September 11, 2003
DUPAGE COUNTY MAN STATE'S 10th WEST NILE CASE

September 10, 2003
SANGAMON COUNTY WOMAN STATE'S NINTH WEST NILE CASE

September 9, 2003
WEST NILE DISEASE CASE TOTAL INCREASES TO EIGHT
Latest human cases include first from Chicago-area

September 8, 2003
TWO NEW DOWNSTATE HUMAN WEST NILE DISEASE CASES

September 4, 2003
SANGAMON COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

August

August 21, 2003
SECOND ILLINOIS HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE DISEASE IDENTIFIED

August 19, 2003
FIRST ILLINOIS HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE DISEASE REPORTED

August 15, 2003
INCREASED WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY IN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

August 13, 2003
GRANTS FOR MOSQUITO SURVEILLANCE ANNOUNCED

August 8, 2003
UPDATE: STEPHENSON AND WINNEBAGO COUNTY MOSQUITO BATCHES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July

July 30, 2003
UPDATE: CHAMPAIGN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 28, 2003
UPDATE: WILLIAMSON COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 22, 2003
UPDATE: CRAWFORD COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 14, 2003
FIRST HUMAN CASE OF MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE IDENTIFIED

July 11, 2003
UPDATE: MC LEAN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 9, 2003
UPDATE: LOGAN COUNTY AND CHICAGO BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 3, 2003
UPDATE: ST. CLAIR COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 2, 2003
UPDATE: COOK COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June

June 27, 2003
MOSQUITO POOLS IN LAKE AND DUPAGE COUNTIES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 10, 2003
UPDATE: KANKAKEE COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May

May 28, 2003
HENDERSON COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

February

February 7, 2003
WEST NILE UPDATE: SEVEN MORE FATALITIES CONFIRMED
Latest Victims from Chicago-area, Macon and Sangamon Counties

January

January 17, 2003
ADDITIONAL 2002 WEST NILE CASES INCLUDE TWO DEATHS
Latest Fatalities From Edgar and Madison Counties

January 8, 2003
NEW WEST NILE LAB RESULTS PUSH CASE TOTAL HIGHER
Macon County Woman Confirmed as 53rd Fatality



2002

November

November 27, 2002
WEST NILE UPDATE: DEATH TOLL RISES TO 52
Four Latest Victims From Chicago-area

November 22, 2002
WEST NILE UPDATE: 15 ADDITIONAL HUMAN CASES Caseload Total Climbs to 776

November 15, 2002
THREE COUNTIES REPORT FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE CASES

November 7, 2002
JEFFERSON COUNTY MAN IS 48TH WEST NILE FATALITY
State's Human Caseload Climbs to 738

November 6, 2002
ILLINOIS' WEST NILE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 47
Equals 1975 Mosquito Caused Fatalities

October

October 29, 2002
FULTON COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE VICTIM
State Totals Now at 46 deaths, 719 cases

October 24, 2002
LATEST WEST NILE VICTIMS FROM CHICAGO AREA
State Totals Now at 45 deaths, 714 cases

October 23, 2002
FIRST WEST NILE CASE IN HANCOCK COUNTY
State Caseload Stands at 706

October 22, 2002
WEST NILE DISEASE CASES CLIMB TO 705
First Case Identified in Williamson County

October 18, 2002
MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 43
Suburban Cook County Woman Latest West Nile Fatality

October 17, 2002
FIFTEEN MORE WEST NILE DISEASE CASES
State Caseload Stands at 690

October 16, 2002
42nd WEST NILE DISEASE FATALITY ANNOUNCED
Latest Victim 88-year-old From Chicago

October 15, 2002
FOURTEEN NEW WEST NILE DISEASE CASES REPORTED
Mason County Records First Case; State Total at 675

October 10, 2002
WEST NILE DISEASE DEATHS REACH 41
Latest Victims From Chicago Metro Area

October 9, 2002
TWO NEW COUNTIES RECORD FIRST WEST NILE CASE
Human Cases Now in 45 Counties; State Total at 656

October 8, 2002
TWO FATALITIES FROM WEST NILE DISEASE; 15 NEW CASES
State Totals Now at 38 Deaths, 654 Cases

October 4, 2002
SANGAMON COUNTY MAN IS 36th WEST NILE FATALITY
Human Cases Climb to 639

October 3, 2002
NINE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE ILLNESS
Human Case Total Rises to 623

October 2, 2002
TWO MORE WEST NILE DEATHS PUSH STATE TOTAL TO 35
Total Number of Human Cases Surpasses 600

October 1, 2002
JACKSON COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE FATALITY
Total Number of Human Cases Hits 599

September

September 30, 2002
2002 MOSQUITO-CAUSED OUTBREAK LARGEST IN 85 YEARS
10 New Cases of West Nile; Total Now 583

September 27, 2002
WEST NILE DISEASE DEATH TOLL CLIMBS TO 32
Latest Victims From Chicago Area, White County

September 26, 2002
HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE DISEASE RISE TO 551

September 25, 2002
TWENTY-ONE NEW WEST NILE CASES ANNOUNCED
Human Case Total Now at 539

September 24, 2002
ILLINOIS REPORTS 28th AND 29th WEST NILE DISEASE DEATHS
Human Case Total Stands at 518

September 23, 2002
TWO MORE ILLINOIS WEST NILE DISEASE DEATHS
Human Case Total Reaches 500

September 20, 2002
FIVE COUNTIES RECORD FIRST WEST NILE CASES
Human Cases Now in 38 Counties, State Total at 473

September 19, 2002
33 NEW WEST NILE CASES REPORTED; DEATH TOLL INCREASES
Chicago and Macon County Receive Emergency Mosquito Control Funds

September 18, 2002
WEST NILE CASES EXCEED 400; ONE NEW DEATH REPORTED
Two Counties Receive Emergency Mosquito Control Funds

September 17, 2002
THREE WEST NILE DISEASE DEATHS; CASES NOW TOTAL 399
Four Counties Receive Emergency Mosquito Control Funds

September 16, 2002
TWO FATALITIES FROM WEST NILE DISEASE; 24 NEW CASES
State Totals Now at 18 Deaths, 381 Cases

September 13, 2002
TWO MORE WEST NILE DISEASE DEATHS, 12 NEW CASES
Eight Counties Receive Emergency Mosquito Control Funds

September 12, 2002
14th WEST NILE DISEASE DEATH, 33 NEW CASES REPORTED
Radio and TV Public Service Announcements Distributed

September 11, 2002
ILLINOIS REPORTS TWO MORE WEST NILE FATALITIES
22 New Human Cases Bring State Total to 314

September 10, 2002
COOK COUNTY MAN IS 11th ILLINOIS WEST NILE FATALITY
24 New Human Cases Bring State Total to 292

September 9, 2002
ILLINOIS HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE DISEASE RISE
10th Death, 44 New Cases Announced

September 6, 2002
WEST NILE VIRUS HUMAN CASES CLIMB TO 224
Seven Cases Reported from Suburban Cook County

September 5, 2002
SIX NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS ILLNESS; TOTAL NOW 217
Local Health Departments Receive Emergency Mosquito Control Funds

September 4, 2002
HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS ILLNESS EXCEED 200
46 new cases reported, including four new counties

September 4, 2002
MOSQUITO SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL GRANTS ANNOUNCED

September 3, 2002
44 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE ILLNESS; STATE TOTAL AT 165
Two downstate deaths among new cases

August

August 30, 2002
RYAN ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY MOSQUITO CONTROL FUNDS

August 30, 2002
NEW CASES OF WEST NILE ILLNESS BRING STATE TOTAL TO 122
Two Chicago-area deaths among latest cases

August 29, 2002
NINETEEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE; STATE TOTAL AT 98
Outdoor sport precautions recommended

August 28, 2002
WEST NILE VIRUS HUMAN CASES IN ILLINOIS RISE TO 79

August 28, 2002
ILLINOIS RECEIVES ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO FIGHT WEST NILE VIRUS

August 27, 2002
TWO DEATHS DUE TO WEST NILE VIRUS; ILLINOIS CASES AT 71

August 26, 2002
WEST NILE VIRUS HUMAN CASES INCREASE TO 61

August 23, 2002
16 NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE REPORTED

August 22, 2002
HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS ILLNESS RISE TO 26

August 22, 2002
CUMBERLAND, WASHINGTON, WAYNE BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WNV

August 21, 2002
THREE HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED

August 20, 2002
SEVEN ADDITIONAL WEST NILE VIRUS HUMAN CASES

August 19, 2002
MASSAC COUNTY HORSE POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 16, 2002
STATE'S FIRST DEATH AMONG LATEST WEST NILE VIRUS HUMAN CASES

August 15, 2002
THREE NEW HUMAN WEST NILE DISEASE CASES ANNOUNCED

August 14, 2002
WNV POSITIVE BIRD REPORTED IN PERRY COUNTY

August 13, 2002
WNV POSITIVE BIRDS REPORTED IN SIX NEW COUNTIES

August 12, 2002
WNV POSITIVE BIRDS REPORTED IN SEVEN NEW COUNTIES

August 9, 2002
WNV POSITIVE BIRDS REPORTED IN FIVE ADDITIONAL COUNTIES

August 8, 2002
SECOND HUMAN WEST NILE DISEASE CASE REPORTED

August 8, 2002
WNV POSITIVE BIRDS REPORTED IN FIVE ADDITIONAL COUNTIES

August 7, 2002
LIVINGSTON AND WARREN BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 6, 2002
ILLINOIS REPORTS FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE DISEASE CASE

August 5, 2002
BOND, JASPER AND McHENRY COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

August 1, 2002
DOUGLAS COUNTY CROWS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July

July 31, 2002
KNOX COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 30, 2002
CRAWFORD COUNTY BLUE JAY POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 30, 2002
WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY IN MADISON, ST. CLAIR COUNTIES

July 29, 2002
BUREAU, JOHNSON BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 26, 2002
MACOUPIN AND TAZEWELL COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 25, 2002
OGLE COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 25, 2002
MCLEAN COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 23, 2002
GALLATIN, LEE AND SALINE COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 19, 2002
PEORIA COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 19, 2002
JEFFERSON COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 18, 2002
SEVEN NEW COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 16, 2002
WILLIAMSON COUNTY BLUE JAY POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 12, 2002
BOONE, FRANKLIN AND MERCER COUNTY BIRDS TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 11, 2002
DEKALB, SANGAMON AND WILL CROWS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 8, 2002
WHITESIDE COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 8, 2002
LAKE COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 5, 2002
KANKAKEE COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June

June 26, 2002
STEPHENSON COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 25, 2002
DUPAGE COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 25, 2002
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 20, 2002
IDPH EDITOR'S NOTE

June 19, 2002
VERMILION COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 14, 2002
CLARK COUNTY BLUE JAY POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 13, 2002
UPDATE: SECOND EDGAR COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 6, 2002
UPDATE: THIRD COOK COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 3, 2002
EDGAR COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May

May 30, 2002
ANOTHER COOK COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 23, 2002
COOK COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 21, 2002
SECOND CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN KANE COUNTY

May 9, 2002
KANE COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

April

April 1, 2002
GRANTS AWARDED FOR WEST NILE VIRUS READINESS




2001

October

October 2, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: DOWNSTATE CRAWFORD COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE


September

September 27, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: BIRDS IN LAKE AND WILL COUNTIES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

September 26, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: TOTAL OF 82 BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

September 20, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: TOTAL OF 58 BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

September 19, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: TOTAL OF 54 BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

September 18, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: TOTAL OF 51 BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

September 17, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: 13 ADDITIONAL PRELIMINARILY POSITIVE BIRDS

September 13, 2001
WEST NILE UPDATE: 18 MORE DEAD BIRDS TEST POSITIVE

September 10, 2001
FIVE ADDITIONAL CROWS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

September 5, 2001
WEST NILE VIRUS IDENTIFIED IN ILLINOIS



2000

June

June 30, 2000
MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE WARNING SYSTEM ACTIVATED






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