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Mosquitos carrying West Nile virus found in Evanston

July 14, 2022

Mosquitos carrying West Nile virus have been found in Evanston, the city announced Wednesday. The mosquitos, which were part of a batch collected by the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District on July...

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North Shore Mosquito Abatement District finds West Nile virus mosquitoes in Evanston

July 15, 2021

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District found the first West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes in Evanston this year, according to a Thursday news release. A batch of mosquitoes collected by NSMAD...

Evanston reports first case of West Nile virus this year

September 27, 2016

Evanston reported its first case of West Nile virus this year, as the number of mosquitos carrying the disease increases in the area. The city reported Friday that a resident had been infected. There...

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus reported in Evanston

June 23, 2016

The first West Nile virus positive mosquitoes were found in Evanston by the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District on Thursday. According to a press release, the NSMAD collected a batch of mosquitoes...

Zika cases in Illinois rise eight-fold in 2016

May 3, 2016

The number of Zika cases in Illinois has risen from two to 16 since January, but city and state officials maintain that there is little threat to residents, according to a public health report released...

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