West Nile Virus http://kplu.org en West Nile virus detected near Pasco, Wash. http://kplu.org/post/west-nile-virus-detected-near-pasco-wash <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; The state Health Department says West Nile virus has been detected for the first time this year in Washington.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 16:33:41 +0000 The Associated Press 5526 at http://kplu.org No West Nile virus cases this year http://kplu.org/post/no-west-nile-virus-cases-year <p>The <a href="http://www.doh.wa.gov/ehp/ts/Zoo/WNV/WNV.html">West Nile virus</a> season is over, and the state Department of Health reports there were no human cases of the disease in Washington this year, nor were any birds or horses found to be infected.</p><p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 22:18:10 +0000 Dave Meyer 3204 at http://kplu.org No West Nile virus cases this year Help track the West Nile virus http://kplu.org/post/help-track-west-nile-virus <p>If you see dead birds, especially clusters of dead crows, King County health officials want to hear from you.</p><p>The dead birds could indicate the presence of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0004457/">West Nile virus,</a> which can be deadly to humans. Over the next three months, dead birds reported to Public Health will be collected for laboratory testing for the virus if they are deemed suitable candidates for testing.</p><p> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 20:09:20 +0000 Dave Meyer 2200 at http://kplu.org Help track the West Nile virus Seasonal West Nile Virus warnings http://kplu.org/post/seasonal-west-nile-virus-warnings <p>West Nile Virus may be returning to Washington State. The recent wet spring has created an attractive habitat for mosquitoes, some of which carry West Nile.</p><p> Mon, 23 May 2011 13:37:14 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1643 at http://kplu.org Seasonal West Nile Virus warnings