West Nile

Recent News

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
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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)

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

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

Venkat H, Krow-Lucal E, Hennessey M, et al. Concurrent  outbreaks of St. Louis encephalitis virus and West Nile virus disease — Arizona, 2015. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2015 Dec 11;64(48):1349-50

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