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CDC: West Nile Virus
Describes the entomology, and gives details of the NYC area outbreak, as well as providing background information on surveillance, control, and prevention.
url: www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/

National Pesticide Information Center: West Nile Virus
Features disease information, links, statistics, and maps.
url: npic.orst.edu/wnv/

Alabama: West Nile Virus
Information about the disease in the state.
url: www.adph.org/WESTNILEVIRUS/

Alberta Health and Wellness: West Nile Virus
Features response plans, information for health professionals, common questions, and press releases.
url: www.health.gov.ab.ca/public/wnv.html

American Academy of Pediatrics: West Nile Virus Information
History and prevention of the disease.
url: www.aap.org/family/wnv-sept02.htm

Annals of Internal Medicine: West Nile Virus: A Primer for the Clinician
Provides doctors with information on the diagnosis, reporting, and management of patients with suspected West Nile virus infection.
url: www.annals.org/cgi/content/full/137/3/173

Arbovirus Information Web Site
Arbovirus Information for Massachusetts, includes hotline, daily mosquito and bird update, news releases, and fact sheets.
url: www.mass.gov/dph/wnv/wnv1.htm

Are Crows the New Plague Carriers?
Discussed the connection between the West Nile virus and large-scale deaths of crows. Concludes that horses and migratory birds are the main vectors for spread of the disease.
url: www.birds.cornell.edu/crows/westnile.htm

Arizona: West Nile Virus Surveillance and Prevention
Includes facts about the disease and the prevention program in the state.
url: www.azdhs.gov/phs/oids/westnile/

Arkansas: West Nile Virus
Features press releases, surveillance, hotline, and educational materials.
url: www.healthyarkansas.com/westnilevirus.htm

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology: West Nile Virus
History of the disease, articles, and links.
url: www.apic.org/Content/NavigationMenu/PracticeGuidan...

California West Nile Virus Surveillance Information Center
Information on the disease and prevention of the disease in the state.
url: westnile.ca.gov/

CBC News - West Nile Virus
Discussion of the spread of the disease in Canada. Includes information on patients, blood screening, tests, and prevention, as well as provincial statistics and media clips.
url: www.cbc.ca/news/background/westnile/

CDC - West Nile Virus in Mexico: Evidence of Widespread Circulation since July 2002
Article on the disease's spread in Mexico.
url: www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol9no12/03-0564.htm

Chicago Department of Public Health: West Nile Virus
Features press releases, fact sheet, mosquito control information, and treatment areas.
url: www.cityofchicago.org:80/city/webportal/portalDept...

Colorado West Nile Virus Information
From the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Press releases and information about the disease in the state.
url: www.cdphe.state.co.us/dc/zoonosis/wnv/wnvhom.html

Cornell West Nile Virus Bibliography of Scientific Literature
Bibliography, including links, of scientific articles related to the West Nile Virus.
url: environmentalrisk.cornell.edu/WNV/

District of Columbia Department of Health: West Nile Virus
Features disease information, mosquito control measures, brochures, and information for clinicians.
url: doh.dc.gov/doh/cwp/view,a,1370,q,574234,dohNav_GID...

eMedicine - West Nile Encephalitis
Infectious disease expert reviews clinical and laboratory data associated with the West Nile virus infection. Includes guidelines on diagnosis, encephalitis and meningitis treatment, and patient care.
url: www.emedicine.com/med/topic3160.htm

eMedicine - West Nile Virus and Insect Bite Resource
Provides online medical reference, clinical guidelines, and full text articles for physicians and general public. Includes information on West Nile virus symptoms, carriers, transmission, and related conditions.
url: www.emedicine.com/westnile.htm

eMedicinehealth - West Nile Virus
Dr. David Donson offers a report on the symptoms of West Nile virus infection such as flulike fever, encephalitis, and meningitis. Includes information on emergency care and mosquito bite prevention tips.
url: www.emedicinehealth.com/articles/13162-1.asp

European Commission Public Health: West Nile Virus
Features disease information, outbreaks, press releases, publications, projects, and documents.
url: ec.europa.eu/health/ph_threats/com/west_nile/wnv_e...

First Nations and West Nile Virus
Programs to combat and monitor the disease among the First Nations of Canada.
url: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/diseases-maladies/wnv-vn...

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services West Nile Virus Information
Press releases, FAQs, emergency management plan, resources for virus information, and contacts.
url: www.doacs.state.fl.us/ai/main/wnv_main.shtml

Florida State Arboviral Encephalitis and West Nile Virus Information
Information for physicians, maps of locations, press releases, and how to report incidences of the diseases.
url: www.doh.state.fl.us/disease_ctrl/epi/htopics/arbo/

Food and Drug Administration: West Nile Virus
Features information about the possibility of the virus being in blood products, plus other fact sheets and links.
url: www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/westnile.html

Georgia Department of Public Health - Vector-borne Diseases
Information on West Nile virus and other mosquito borne diseases in the state.
url: health.state.ga.us/epi/vbd/mosquito.shtml

Hawaii: West Nile Virus Information Center
Includes disease information, brochures, FAQ, and notice to clinicians.
url: www.hawaii.gov/health/family-child-health/contagio...

Idaho West Nile Virus
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Communicable Disease Prevention. General information and prevention measures.
url: www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/DesktopModules/Arti...

Illinois Department of Public Health: West Nile Virus
Information about the disease in the state, including news releases, surveillance information, and public education.
url: www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/wnv.htm

Indiana State Department of Health: West Nile Virus
Features news releases, links, maps, and references. In English and Spanish.
url: www.state.in.us/isdh/healthinfo/westnile/index.htm

Iowa West Nile Virus Surveillance and Dead Bird Submission
Includes map and newsletter for health care providers.
url: www.idph.state.ia.us/adper/wnv_surveillance.asp

Kansas Epidemiologic Services: West Nile Virus
Includes fact sheets, news releases, and links.
url: www.kdheks.gov/westnile/

Kentucky Department for Public Health: West Nile Virus
Information about the disease and mosquito control information.
url: chfs.ky.gov/dph/epi/westnile.htm

Kids and the West Nile Virus
Risk and symptoms of the disease in children.
url: pediatrics.about.com/cs/commoninfections/a/west_ni...

Kidshealth: West Nile Virus
Factsheets with cause, symptoms, and prevention.
url: www.kidshealth.org/parent/infections/bacterial_vir...

Louisiana OPH - Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program: West Nile Virus and Other Arboviruses
Surveillance for West Nile Virus was initiated in Louisiana in 2000, sentinels include 16 hospital emergency rooms, chicken flocks, mosquitoes, horses, and birds.
url: www.oph.dhh.state.la.us/infectiousdisease/westnile...

Maine West Nile Virus Home
West Nile Virus information page for the state of Maine.
url: www.maine.gov/dhhs/boh/ddc/west_nile_virus.htm

Manitoba Health: West Nile Virus
Includes surveillance activities in the province, news, factsheets, and statistics.
url: www.gov.mb.ca/health/wnv/

MayoClinic.com - West Nile Virus
Features signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
url: www.mayoclinic.com/health/west-nile-virus/DS00438

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: West Nile Virus
Includes cause, risk factors, prognosis, diagnosis, complications, tests, and prevention.
url: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007186.ht...

MEDLINEplus: West Nile Virus
Features news stories and links.
url: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/westnilevirus.html

Michigan West Nile Virus
Reports on West Nile Virus, press releases, educational resources, and test specimen collection contact information.
url: www.michigan.gov/emergingdiseases/0,1607,7-186-258...

Minnesota Department of Health : West Nile Virus and Other Mosquito-Transmitted Diseases
Features maps, fact sheets, links, and information about the disease in the state.
url: www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/westnil...

Mississippi State Department Of Health: West Nile Virus
Information, news releases and forms.
url: www.msdh.state.ms.us/msdhsite/_static/14,0,93.html

National Audubon Society: West Nile Virus
Information on the disease and its effects on humans and birds.
url: www.audubon.org/bird/wnv/

National Biological Information Infrastructure : West Nile Virus
Provides data, information, and maps related to outbreaks of the West Nile virus and mosquito-borne encephalitis in the United States.
url: westnilevirus.nbii.gov/

National Safety Council Fact Sheet : West Nile Virus
Includes information about the disease and the mosquitoes that carry it.
url: www.nsc.org/library/facts/westnile.htm

Nebraska HHS System: West Nile Virus Surveillance Program
Includes fact sheets, surveillance information and forms, and links.
url: www.hhs.state.ne.us/wnv/

Nevada: West Nile Virus
General information on the disease and brochures.
url: health2k.state.nv.us/php/WNVCurrent/

New Brunswick Health: West Nile Virus
Features factsheets, management plan, and statistics.
url: www.gnb.ca/0053/wnv-vno/

New Hampshire: West Nile Virus
General overview-history of West Nile virus, prevention, treatment, reporting processes and forms, and test results.
url: www.dhhs.state.nh.us/DHHS/CDCS/West+Nile+Virus/def...

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, West Nile Virus
Features articles, news stories, and fact sheet.
url: www.state.nj.us/health/cd/westnile/enceph.htm

New Mexico Department of Health: West Nile Virus
Includes updates on the virus in the state and brochures on the disease.
url: www.health.state.nm.us/wnv.html

New York City Department of Health - West Nile Virus
Information, fact sheets, reporting forms and local news related to the West Nile Virus in the New York City area.
url: www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/doh/html/wnv/wnvhome.html

New York Hospital Queens
Provides information about the investigational treatment protocol for West Nile Virus employing alpha interferon.
url: www.nyhq.org/posting/rahal.html

New York State Department of Health: West Nile Virus
Features information on the disease in the state, journalist's guide to the West Nile Virus, and fact sheet for healthcare providers.
url: www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/west_nile_virus/

North Carolina: West Nile Virus
Information and reports on the disease in the state.
url: www.deh.enr.state.nc.us/phpm/wnv/index.html

North Dakota Arbovirus Encephalitis Surveillance Program
West Nile surveillance information for the state.
url: www.ndwnv.com/

Nova Scotia Health: West Nile Virus
Includes factheets, action plan, and a printable brochure.
url: www.gov.ns.ca/health/ocmoh/wnile.htm

Ohio West Nile Virus
Information about the diease in the state.
url: www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/idc/zoodis/wnv/wnv1.a...

On Watch for West Nile Virus in Oklahoma
Feature fact sheets, surveillance reports, and dead bird reporting information.
url: www.health.ok.gov/program/cdd/wnv/

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care: West Nile Virus
Includes publications and surveillance activities.
url: www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/program/pubhea...

Oregon Public Health Services : West Nile Virus
Includes fact sheets and reporting information on the disease in the state.
url: oregon.gov/DHS/ph/acd/diseases/wnile/wnile.shtml

Pennsylvania: West Nile Virus
News releases and information about the disease in the state.
url: www.westnile.state.pa.us/

Postgraduate Medicine: West Nile Virus Infection
Medical and scientific article on the virus and disease.
url: www.postgradmed.com/issues/2003/07_03/gelfand.htm

Prince Edward Island Health: West Nile Virus
Features surveillance information and common questions.
url: www.gov.pe.ca/hss/westnile/

Public Health Agency of Canada: West Nile Virus
Information about the disease and the efforts in Canada to detect it.
url: www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/wn-no/

Quebec West Nile Virus
Information from the Health Ministry on the disease. In French and English.
url: www.wnvirus.info/

Research on West Nile Virus
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases fact sheet.
url: www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/westnile.htm

Rhode Island: West Nile Virus
Links and information about the disease and mosquito control in the state.
url: www.health.ri.gov/disease/communicable/wnv/

Saskatchewan Health: West Nile Virus
Surveillance results, factsheets, and news releases.
url: www.health.gov.sk.ca/rr_wnv_info.html

South Carolina: West Nile Virus
Information and resources on the disease in the state.
url: www.scdhec.gov/news/westnile/

South Dakota Department of Health: West Nile Virus
Information about the disease in the state, links, and fact sheets.
url: www.state.sd.us/doh/WestNile/

State and Local Government Sites - West Nile Virus
Links to official sites, including how to report dead birds.
url: www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/city_states.htm

Tennessee: West Nile Virus
Features fact sheets, disease and vector information, and surveillance information.
url: www2.state.tn.us/health/Ceds/WNV/wnvhome.asp

Texas Department of Health Zoonosis Control Division - West Nile Virus
Information about the disease in humans, horses, and birds in Texas. Includes maps, statistics, news releases, and fact sheets about the disease.
url: www.dshs.state.tx.us/idcu/disease/arboviral/westni...

TheHorse.com: West Nile Virus
Information and articles about the disease and its effects on horses and humans.
url: www.thehorse.com/TopicSearch/Default.aspx?ID=79&am...

Topix.net - West Nile Virus News
News about the disease collected from diverse sources on the web.
url: www.topix.net/health/west-nile

US Department of Agriculture: West Nile Virus
Information on the current status of this disease and its prevention and control in horses, poultry, and other livestock.
url: www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/nahss/equine/wnv/

Utah: West Nile Virus
Includes fact sheets, press releases, and information about the disease in the state.
url: health.utah.gov/wnv/index.htm

Vermont Department of Health: West Nile Virus Information
Includes fact sheet, news releases, and state surveillance and response plan.
url: healthvermont.gov/prevent/wnv/wnv.aspx

Virginia Department of Health: West Nile Virus
Includes reporting information, prevention tips, and surveillance information in the state.
url: www.vdh.state.va.us/epi/westnilevirus.asp

Washington State Department of Health: West Nile Virus
Includes press releases, FAQ, and brochures.
url: www.doh.wa.gov/ehp/ts/Zoo/WNV/WNV.html

washingtonpost.com: West Nile Virus
Archive of news stories about the disease in birds, horses, and people, with emphasis on the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
url: www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/health/specials/west...

West Nile Fever: A Medical Detective Story
The story behind the discovery and identification of West Nile Virus during its initial 1999 outbreak in NYC.
url: sciencebulletins.amnh.org/biobulletin/biobulletin/...

West Nile Fever.com
Fact sheet, tips for prevention, symptoms and care, West Nile Hotlines and spray schedules.
url: www.westnilefever.com

West Nile Virus
Background information for journalists covering the topic.
url: www.nsc.org/ehc/ew/disaster/westnile.htm

West Nile Virus
Fact sheets and advisories from the US Geological Survey as well as link to additional information.
url: www.nwhc.usgs.gov/research/west_nile/west_nile.htm...

West Nile Virus
Policies, research, fact sheets, and other West Nile Virus information from the Department Of Defense Deployment Health Clinical Center.
url: www.pdhealth.mil/wnv.asp

West Nile Virus - Vads Corner
Features links to information about the disease, with the focus on news links.
url: www.vadscorner.com/wnf.html

West Nile Virus and Bird Surveillance Program in Kansas
Offers information on the status of West Nile Virus in Kansas, gives information on how to report a dead bird, and provides links to additional sites for information on west nile virus in North America.
url: www.oznet.ksu.edu/westnilevirus/

West Nile Virus in British Columbia
Features surveillance data, frequently asked questions, press releases, and publications.
url: bccdc.org/content.php?item=183

West Nile Virus Information
West Nile Virus information and resources from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
url: edcp.org/html/west_nile.html

West Nile Virus Information Page
From Virginia Tech University. Links and articles.
url: www.aglib.vt.edu/mcm/westnile.html

West Nile Virus Maps - nationalatlas.gov
Maps showing west nile virus distribution from 2002 - 2004.
url: nationalatlas.gov/mld/wnv003t.html

West Nile Virus Moves Into Wisconsin
Information from the Medical College of Wisconsin, stressing that no human cases have been found in the state, and recommending mosquito protection.
url: healthlink.mcw.edu/article/1028060346.html

West Nile Virus Response Manual
A free stat manual for the identification, management and treatment of the West Nile Virus.
url: bioterry.com/west-nile-virus/

West Virginia: West Nile Virus
Brochures and information about the disease in the state.
url: www.wvdhhr.org/idep/a-z/a-z-wnv.asp

Wisconsin: West Nile Virus
Includes news releases, state statistics, surveillance, and brochures.
url: dhfs.wisconsin.gov/communicable/westnilevirus/

Wyoming West Nile Virus Information
Includes news releases, surveillance information in the state, forms, and fact sheet.
url: www.badskeeter.org/

New Scientist: Traces of West Nile virus found in UK birds
First reported confirmation of antibodies to the disease in UK birds.
url: www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn3962

Vitritis and Chorioretinitis in a Patient With West Nile Virus Infection
Abstract of Archives of Ophthalmology article about a patient presenting with floaters and other eye problems.
url: archopht.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/121/2/2...

BBC News: Killer virus 'may have reached UK'
News article on the disease.
url: news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2367823.stm

Inside Illinois: UI lab confirms first cases of West Nile in canines, squirrels
News report of the confirmation of fatal cases of the diease in squirrels, a wolf, and a dog.
url: www.news.uiuc.edu/ii/02/0919/0917westnile_P.html

USA Today: 21 West Nile deaths reported in Illinois in worst outbreak in the country
News article about the human cases of the disease in the Chicago area, plus links to other stories concerning the disease.
url: www.usatoday.com/news/health/2002-09-18-illinois-w...

Topix.net: West Nile Virus
News on West Nile Virus from Topix.net. [RSS]
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