West Nile Virus http://mtpr.org en West Nile Virus Season Is Almost Here http://mtpr.org/post/west-nile-virus-season-almost-here <p>State and local public health officials are warning Montanans to be aware of the increasing risk of infection with the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus.</p><p>Since the disease first made its appearance in Montana back in 2002, more than 90-percent of cases in humans were reported in August and September.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:21 +0000 Christopher Allen 21832 at http://mtpr.org West Nile Virus Season Is Almost Here West Nile strikes more Montana horses http://mtpr.org/post/west-nile-strikes-more-montana-horses <p>The Montana Department of Livestock has confirmed several new cases of West Nile virus in Montana horses over the past week. Mon, 02 Sep 2013 19:12:57 +0000 Edward O'Brien 7700 at http://mtpr.org MT mosquitos test positive for West Nile with a lot of hot weather still to come http://mtpr.org/post/mt-mosquitos-test-positive-west-nile-lot-hot-weather-still-come <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials with the Lewis &amp; Clark City-County Health Department report West Nile Virus has been detected in eight Montana counties so far this Summer:</span></p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Blaine</p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cascade</p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Hill</p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lewis &amp; Clark</p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Phillips</p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Prairie</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:00:51 +0000 Dan Boyce 7271 at http://mtpr.org MT mosquitos test positive for West Nile with a lot of hot weather still to come