August 2008 West Nile Virus Activity in United States

There have been 114 reports of Human West Nile Virus Infection.

Of the 114 human cases of West Nile Virus Infection

45 of them suffered from Encephalitis and Meningitis.

67 had fever.

2 had unspecified conditions.

There have been 2 fatalities.

Affected States include:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

17 presumptively viremic blood donors have been reported to the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention

Affected States include:

Arizona, California, Iowa, Kentucky and Louisiana.

Animal, Bird or Mosquito infections have also been reported from the following states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

*From CDC West Nile Virus Activity Maps and Statistics

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