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West Nile Virus

No traces of West Nile virus in Crete in recent weeks

CRETE | Although mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus were found by Will County Health Department officials within the village, officials said Monday the discovery was a few weeks ago and that no further traces have turned up.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am

Mosquitoes in Griffith test positive for West Nile virus

GRIFFITH | Mosquitoes collected from the west side of Griffith have tested positive for West Nile virus.

August 07, 2013 6:00 pm

LaPorte man dies after West Nile virus infection

A LaPorte man who contracted West Nile virus last summer has died.

March 11, 2013 5:30 pm

LaPorte man battling West Nile virus

A LaPorte man is fighting to survive after contracting West Nile virus.

August 30, 2012 7:00 pm

West Nile infections are rare locally, if not nationally

The number of people infected with West Nile virus nationally is at an all-time high, but only two cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been reported in Lake County so far this year, according to the Lake County Health Department, which oversees most of the county.

August 22, 2012 8:34 pm

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties

Cases of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus now have been reported in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.

August 13, 2012 5:30 pm

Illinois reports six people ill with West Nile virus

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | West Nile virus is striking people earlier than usual this year in Illinois, and health officials say the number of cases now stands at six.

August 08, 2012 9:40 pm

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Griffith

The first West Nile-infected mosquitoes of this year in Northwest Indiana have been found in Griffith.

August 03, 2012 6:30 pm

Mosquitoes in southern Indiana test positive for West Nile virus

INDIANAPOLIS | Mosquitoes in Orange County have tested positive for West Nile virus, state health officials announced Thursday.

June 07, 2012 3:00 pm
KATHY LUTHER: You can make mosquito season less of a pain

KATHY LUTHER: You can make mosquito season less of a pain

With all the rain we've been having, it's not too much of a surprise that the bloodsuckers are out in full force. And I don't mean vampires. Yes, it's mosquito season out there.

June 25, 2011 12:00 am
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