Monday, September 25, 2023

September 2023. West Nile virus cases in Los Angeles County, California, USA

Los Angeles County Public Health, California, deer confirmed by the first death of West Nile virus for the 2023 season in the province. The patient, a resident of the San Fernando Valley area, was hospitalized and died of neuroinvasive disease associated with West Nile virus.

A total of 19 cases have been documented in Los Angeles County so far this year (not including Long Beach and Pasadena, as local health departments report known cases in town). Human infections tend to continue throughout the summer and fall, with the highest number of cases usually emerging in the month of September.

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus and dead birds are known throughout Los Angeles County

Local risks in the United States

More information about West Nile Virus in the US

  • 2023. August Unexpected increase in cases in Colorado; August Near increase in cases? August 126 cases in the country; August New Mexico 2 cases; June 13 cases; June Nebraska
  • 2022. 11 cases and 2 deaths in New Mexico; August California, August North Carolina
  • 2021. . . . December Arizona, September Utah, August Illinois, July New Jersey, July New York, July California
  • 2020. July Florida, June Florida, Illinois (42 human cases, including 4 deaths)
  • 2019. August 12 cases in Nevada, 15 cases in Mississippi, New York
  • 2018. 2,544 cases have been reported.
  • 2014 Over 2,000 cases reported with 84 deaths, outbreak in Orange County (California)
  • 2012. The outbreak in Dallas, Texas.
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