West Nile Virus-Carrying Mosquitos On The Rise In Twin CitiesWe've had it pretty easy this summer when it comes to mosquitos. But after all our recent rain, more of them are out -- and some are carrying a life-altering virus.
Minnesota Man Tells Of Years-Long Struggle To Recover From Near-Fatal West Nile VirusIt was three years ago when the bite from a tiny mosquito put Andy McBride in a coma. Then, confined him to a wheelchair.
Midwest's Ruffed Grouse Can Survive West Nile Virus, Study FindsTest results from the first year of a study indicate that ruffed grouse in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan can survive the West Nile virus.
3 Rare Diseases Confirmed In Minnesota HorsesRecent testing shows eastern equine encephalitis was found in Otter Tail County, West Nile virus was found in Swift County and equine infectious anemia was found in Pine County. All three infected horses were euthanized.
DNR: Be On Watch For Loons Infected With West Nile VirusIf you're spending time on Minnesota waters this summer keep a special watch for loons. The Department of Natural Resources says this is the time of year they become susceptible to West Nile Virus.
West Nile Disease Paralyzes Twin Cities ManA Twin Cities father is forced to celebrate the holidays in a rehab facility as he fights back against West Nile virus.
Mosquito Numbers Are Down, But West Nile Risk Is UpExperts say the number of bugs in Minnesota is going down this summer -- but we have to watch out for the remaining ones.
CDC: Four Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In MinnesotaAll four cases were discovered after those affected donated blood and it tested positive for the virus when screened.
West Nile Virus Confirmed In Pine City HorseMinnesota animal health officials say a sick horse in Pine City has been confirmed to have West Nile Virus.
Minnesota Horse Diagnosed With West Nile Virus, First Since 2016The Board of Animal Health has confirmed the first case of West Nile virus in a Minnesota horse in more than a year.
Iowa Reports 1st West Nile-Related Death For 2017Experts say most people who are infected have no symptoms or experience only mild, flu-like symptoms.
West Nile Cases Down Thanks To Cooler TempsFor those hoping for a hot and sticky August, there may be a silver lining to our below-average temperatures.
CDC: 2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In MinnesotaAt least two blood donors in Minnesota have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
West Nile Virus Confirmed In Minnesota HorseThe Minnesota Board of Animal Health said Tuesday an unvaccinated horse in Winthrop, in the south-central part of the state, has tested positive for the mosquito-borne disease and is severely ill.
Using Sweet Grass To Repel MosquitoesThis is the time of year mosquitoes most often transmit the West Nile virus. But there is an all-natural way to prevent mosquito bites by using sweet grass. Native Americans have used sweet grass for centuries for ceremonial purposes and weaving.