West Nile

Recent News

May 08, 2015

News Scan for May 08, 2015

Cholera in Haiti
Sexual transmission of Ebola
WHO's 'essential medicines'
Antibiotic-responsible chicken
West Nile and weather
Disease-naming guidelines
Dec 16, 2014

News Scan for Dec 16, 2014

New Saudi MERS cases
West Nile virus in Brazil
Avian flu in seals
Iran: Coronavirus in camels
Aug 12, 2014

News Scan for Aug 12, 2014

New Saudi MERS case
Synthetic malaria drug batches
Hepatitis C epidemic
Neuro arbovirus cases in kids
Jul 11, 2014

News Scan for Jul 11, 2014

Dengue vaccine
Antibiotic use up
Modified mosquitoes and WNV
Polio shot for added immunity
Avian flu 2013 recap
Jun 19, 2014

News Scan for Jun 19, 2014

Dengue fever in Sudan
US chikungunya cases double
Drop in severe WNV cases
Flu drug candidate pact
Apr 03, 2014

News Scan for Apr 03, 2014

Ebola deaths in Liberia
US West Nile monitoring
LA County meningitis alert
Feb 10, 2014

News Scan for Feb 10, 2014

400 new chikungunya cases
West Nile costs
Local public health layoffs
Polio-eradication gift
Jan 02, 2014

News Scan for Jan 02, 2014

Disease threats due to African conflicts
MERS-CoV death in Oman
West Nile in bald eagles
Sep 06, 2013

News Scan for Sep 06, 2013

Response to GAO poultry-plan report
Pertussis in Texas
Tularemia in Massachusetts
US, European West Nile
Aug 28, 2013

Study: Texas WNV outbreak hardest on men, seniors, minorities

In addition to naming risk groups, the new study found that West Nile in 2012 cost Texas over $47 million.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bellini R, Calzolari M, Mattivi A, et al. The experience of West Nile virus integrated surveillance system in the Emilia-Romagna region: five years of implementation, Italy, 2009 to 2013. Euro Surveill 2014 Nov 6;19(44):pii=20953

CDC. West Nile virus and other arboviral diseases — United States, 2013. MMWR 2014 Jun 20;63(24):521-6

Cervantes DT, Chen S, Sutor LJ, et al. West Nile virus infection incidence based on donated blood samples and neuroinvasive disease reports, northern Texas, USA, 2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 (published online Feb 27)

Davoust B, Leparc-Goffart I, Demoncheaux JP, et al. Serologic surveillance for West Nile virus in dogs, Africa. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Jun 30)

Dinu S, Cotar AI, Panculescu-Gatej IR, et al. West Nile virus circulation in south-eastern Romania, 2011 to 2013. Euro Surveill 2015 May 21;20(20):pii=21130

Dodson BL, Hughes GL, Paul O, et al. Wolbachia enhances West Nile virus (WNV) infection in the mosquito Culex tarsalis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 Jul 10;8(7):e2965

Ergunay K, Bakonyi T, Nowotny N, et al. Close relationship between West Nile virus from Turkey and lineage 1 strain from Central African Republic. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 (published online Jan 8)

Gaensbauer JT, Lindsey NP, Messacar K, et al. Neuroinvasive arboviral disease in the United States: 2003 to 2012. Pediatrics 2014 (published online Aug 11)

Lopez RH, Soto SU, Gallego-Gomez JC. Evolutionary relationships of West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes from a migratory bird zone of Colombian Caribbean. Virol J 2015 May 20;12:80

Pachler K, Lebl K, Berer D, et al. Putative new West Nile virus lineage in Uranotaenia unguiculata mosquitoes, Austria, 2013. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Jul 28)

Rutvisuttinunt W, Chinnawirotpisan P, Klungthong C, et al. Evidence of West Nile virus infection in Nepal. BMC Infect Dis 2014 Nov 27;14:606

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