west nile virus

West Nile Virus cases on the rise in ND

The department has confirmed seven reports of the West Nile Virus amongst people across the state.

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — The North Dakota Department of Health is warning of an increase in West Nile Virus cases across the state. The department has seen a rise in cases in recent weeks and is reminding people to be cautious when it comes to mosquitoes and still water. The department has confirmed seven reports of the West Nile Virus…

North Dakota West Nile virus cases are rising

BISMARCK, N.D. – State health officials say human cases of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus are on the rise in North Dakota, with the severity of symptoms resulting in some hospitalizations. So far, five people have confirmed cases, with four in the hospital, as well as two of six people with pending cases. The confirmed cases are in Cass, Mercer,…

Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported In Grand Forks County

Most human cases of West Nile occur during August and September

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — Grand Forks County has its first human case of West Nile virus of the season. No other information about the person has been released. North Dakota Health Department reports just three other cases so far this year in McHenry, Mercer and Golden Valley counties. Most human cases of West Nile occur during August and September….

Grand Forks & Dilworth Announce Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For This Week

Weather permitting; the City of Dilworth will be spraying for mosquitoes on Wednesday, July 24th or Thursday, July 25th, 2019. Spraying will begin at 8:00 p.m. 

GRAND FORKS, ND – EAST GRAND FORKS, MN — The Cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks have scheduled citywide spraying for mosquitoes for tonight, Tuesday, July 23rd. East Grand Forks will spray from approximately 8:00 p.m. until midnight and Grand Forks from 9:00 p.m. until midnight. As of Monday, July 22nd, Grand Forks Mosquito Control has not identified…

First Case of West Nile Virus Reported in North Dakota

The person is from McHenry County and was not hospitalized.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The first case of West Nile virus has been reported in North Dakota for the season. The department of health says the person is from McHenry County in the central part of the state. The infected person was not hospitalized. The West Nile virus surveillance coordinator says this is the second year in a row where the…

Human Case of West Nile Reported In Grand Forks County

North Dakota Has 38 Human Cases in 2018

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — A human West Nile case has been reported in Grand Forks County. The North Dakota Department of Health could not release any details about the person who was infected. It is the first report of human West Nile in the county this year. There have been 38 human West Nile cases and no deaths reported…

Vector Control Says West Nile Virus is “Widespread” Across Cass County

Vector Control had five of thirty samples containing West Nile

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The combination of steady rainfall, hot temperatures, and high humidity have led to an above–average amount of mosquitoes that have West Nile Virus, according to Cass County Vector Control. Crews from Cass County Vector Control sprayed streets in the metro Wednesday night after some mosquitoes in the area were found to have West Nile. “We’ve seen kind…

Protecting Yourself Against the West Nile Virus this Summer

North Dakota Department of Health information shows  62 people had been diagnosed with West Nile Virus last year

FARGO, N.D. — The West Nile Virus has infected a person in Bismarck making them the first human case this year in North Dakota. In Grand Forks, there’s also been a pool of mosquitoes has tested positive for the virus. There have been no mosquitoes found yet with the West Nile Virus in Fargo–Moorhead. But employees at Cass County Vector Control…

First Human Case Of West Nile Identified In North Dakota

It's the first-reported case of the virus this year, which is spread by mosquitoes.

BISMARCK – Health officials in North Dakota have confirmed at least one person has contracted the mosquito-related West Nile virus. It’s the first-reported case of the virus this year, which is spread by mosquitoes. North Dakota Department of Health tests also show a pool of mosquitoes tested positive for the virus in Grand Forks. Severe cases can be fatal and…