West Nile

Recent News

Nov 15, 2016

News Scan for Nov 15, 2016

Leishmaniasis guidelines
Delayed West Nile deaths
Big data and ID surveillance
Meningitis in African households
Aug 09, 2016

Cardinals may protect people from West Nile virus

Researchers call cardinals West Nile virus "supersupressors," because their lower viral blood levels are less likely to transmit the disease back to mosquitoes.

Jun 29, 2016

News Scan for Jun 29, 2016

HPV vaccine in older women
West Nile and cognitive issues
Promising norovirus candidate vaccines
Jun 23, 2016

News Scan for Jun 23, 2016

Saudi MERS case
West Nile neurologic damage
Dec 18, 2015

News Scan for Dec 18, 2015

Ebola triage
Zika in Honduras
MERS-CoV on surfaces
Dec 10, 2015

News Scan for Dec 10, 2015

West Nile, SLE outbreak in Arizona
Dengue vaccine approved in Mexico
Nov 03, 2015

News Scan for Nov 03, 2015

Ebola travel updates
Axing vaccine refusers
H5N2 in Taiwan, South Africa
West Nile hits birds hard
Sep 04, 2015
Ochlerotatus mosquito

West Nile sickened 2,205 in 2014; new tickborne bacterium probed

Arbovirus cases, including WNV, were down a bit in 2014, but the diseases had a broad impact.

Jul 09, 2015

News Scan for Jul 09, 2015

Cholera vaccine trial
Lingering effects of West Nile
Feds: No Iowa avian flu disaster
Cleansing beef carcasses
Jul 07, 2015

News Scan for Jul 07, 2015

Parents' views on kids' vaccines
Vaccine injury system blasted
West Nile vaccine in humans

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Betsem E, Kaidarova Z, Stramer SL, et al. Correlation of West Nile virus incidence in donated blood with West Nile neuroinvasive disease rates, United States, 2010-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Dec 9)

Joubert DA, O’Neill SL. Comparison of stable and transient Wolbachia infection models in Aedes aegypti to block dengue and the West Nile viruses. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jan 4;11(1):e0005275

Levine RS, Mead DG, Hamer GL, et al. Supersuppression: reservoir competency and timing of mosquito host shifts combine to reduce spillover of West Nile virus. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2016 (published online Aug 8)

Loza-Rubio E, Rojas-Anaya E, Del C Lopez-Ramirez R, et al. Prevalence of neutralizing antibodies against West Nile virus (WNV) in monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi and Alouatta pigra) and crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus and C. acutus-C. moreletti hybrids) in Mexico. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Apr 21)

Prow NA, Edmonds JH, Williams DT, et al. Virulence and evolution of West Nile virus, Australia, 1960-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 22)

Samaan Z, McDermid Vaz S, Bawor M, et al. Neuropsychological impact of West Nile virus infection: an extensive neuropsychiatric assessment of 49 cases in Canada. PLoS One 2016 Jun 28;11(6):e0158364

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