Where is West Nile virus this year?

If it seems you’re hearing less about West Nile virus (WNV) this summer, you may not be imagining it. Although mosquitoes have been abundant in north Texas this year, for some reason the virus has remained relatively quiet.

Where has WNV gone?

A paper written by epidemiologist Dr. Wendy Chung and colleagues in 2013 may offer some insights on the absence of the virus this summer. Those of us who lived in Dallas in 2012 may remember that summer as the worst human outbreak of WNV ever. Nearly…

Source: Insects in the City

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