West Nile virus

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KNSS News
October 01, 2020 - 5:29 pm
The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has received notification of a confirmed case of West Nile virus in a horse in Douglas County.
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June 10, 2019 - 7:53 am
Kansas health officials say every county in the state is at moderate risk of West Nile virus infections. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Friday no human cases have been reported as of May 25. The virus can cause fever and other symptoms. About one out of 150 infected people...
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September 21, 2018 - 5:11 am
The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health received notification of multiple confirmed cases of West Nile virus in horses across the state over the past few weeks. Confirmed cases have been reported in Lyon, Seward, Neosho, Marion and Wichita counties. All of the confirmed cases...
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August 01, 2018 - 5:29 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is reporting two cases of neuroinvasive West Nile Virus in Johnson County. Four regions of the state remain under a high-risk warning for West Nile Virus, including north central, south central, northwest, and southwest Kansas. West Nile Virus is...
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Dreamstime
July 21, 2018 - 2:01 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a high-risk warning for West Nile virus infections for half of the state. The KDHE said north-central, south-central, and southwest Kansas at at high risk. Other areas of the state are at a moderate risk. West Nile virus is spread to people...
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Dreamstime
October 06, 2017 - 5:27 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - Health officials in northeast Kansas are investigating a slight increase in cases of the West Nile virus. Craig Barnes, with the Shawnee County Health Department says this year has seen four confirmed cases of the virus, which is spread by mosquito bites. That’s up from 3...
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Dreamstime
June 09, 2017 - 2:35 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed the first reported case of West Nile virus this year. The health department said in a news release Friday that the infected person lives in Barton County. The agency also said preliminary tests found the West Nile...
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