Category: West Nile Virus

West Nile virus and wild birds 1

West Nile virus and wild birds

The recent reports of eagles dying of West Nile virus (WNV) in Utah highlights the ongoing mortality in birds and other species associated with this introduced disease. The situation in Utah, where 40 eagles...

Update: West Nile Virus in Saskatchewan and Manitoba 0

Update: West Nile Virus in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

It is that time of the year again!  Since mid-July, the CCWHC Western-Northern has diagnosed West Nile virus (WNV) in five crows from Saskatchewan and in one Cooper’s hawk from Brandon, Manitoba.  Clinical signs...

WNV in Canada 0

WNV in Canada

August and early September generally is the time when people are at most risk of becoming infected with West Nile virus from infected mosquitoes. Health agencies across Canada use various forms of surveillance to...