West Nile

Recent News

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
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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)

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

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)

George TL, Harrigan RJ, LaManna JA, et al. Persistent impacts of West Nile virus on North American bird populations. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2015 (published online Nov 2)

Hadler JL, Patel D, Nasci RS, et al. Assessment of arbovirus surveillance 13 years after introduction of West Nile virus, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 (published online Jun 10)

Lim SM, Brault AC, van Amerongen G, et al.  Susceptibility of carrion crows to experimental infection with lineage 1 and 2 West Nile viruses. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 (published online Jun 18)

Lindsey NP, Lehman JA, Staples E, et al. West Nile virus and other nationally notifiable arboviral diseases — United States, 2014. MMWR 2015 Sep 4;64(34):929-34

Lohitharajah J, Malavige GN, Chua AJS, et al. Emergence of human West Nile virus infection in Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health 2015 Jul 31;15:305

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

Patel H, Sander B, Nelder MP. Long-term sequelae of West Nile virus-related illness: a systematic review. Lancet Infect Dis 2015 (published online Jul 7)

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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