CDC West Nile Virus Update — August 2013

CDC West Nile Virus Update — August 2013

As of August 20, 2013, 43 states and the District of Columbia have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes, CDC reports.

August 28, 2013

As of August 20, 2013, 43 states and the District of Columbia have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. A total of 296 cases of West Nile virus disease in people, including 11 deaths, have been reported to CDC. Of these, 145 (49%) were classified as neuroinvasive disease (such as meningitis or encephalitis) and 151 (51%) were classified as non-neuroinvasive disease.

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