Many government agencies and other organizations provide information about West Nile virus online. The links below lead to a selection of them.
CDC does not necessarily endorse the views or information presented on these sites. Furthermore, CDC does not endorse any commercial products or information that may be presented or advertised on any of these sites.
U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS): Arboviral disease maps
Maps presenting CDC ArboNET data
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB): West Nile Biovigilance Network.
Provides data on blood and tissue donors with suspected West Nile virus infection in the United States and Canada
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO): Vector-borne and zoonotic diseases information
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Information about insect repellents
- Public Health Agency of Canada: West Nile virus surveillance data
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Workplace Safety and Health Topics - West Nile virus
American Society of Microbiology
FAQ: West Nile Virus, July 2013
- Where does the virus come from? How is it spread?
- Can we predict when and where outbreaks will occur?
- What factors determine how sick a person will become if they are infected with West Nile virus?
To help answer the many questions people have about this multi-faceted virus, the American Academy of Microbiology has issued a new report entitled FAQ: West Nile Virus.
Video: Microbes After Hours
Published on May 7, 2013
2012 saw a surge of West Nile Virus infections, particularly in the central United States. What exactly is West Nile Virus and why do outbreaks occur?
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