West Nile Virus http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming's West Nile cases have increased slightly http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomings-west-nile-cases-have-increased-slightly <p> Wyoming has seen a slight increase in the number of West Nile Virus cases in the state.&nbsp; State Health Officials say a surge in recent weeks has pushed the number of confirmed cases to 13 with one death.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Kim Deti with the Wyoming Department of Health says last year the state confirmed seven cases.&nbsp; She says it’s difficult to say why they’ve seen an increase this year.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:33:41 +0000 Bob Beck 46348 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming's West Nile cases have increased slightly Wyoming records first human West Nile case this year http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-records-first-human-west-nile-case-year <p>The Wyoming Health Department is reporting the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year.</p><p></p><p>The agency announced today that the case involves an adult female from Platte County.</p><p>Meantime, mosquitoes with West Nile virus have been detected throughout Fremont County this week.</p><p>Officials say they found mosquitoes with the virus in Riverton, Lander, rural Hudson and Arapahoe.</p><p>Fremont County Weed and Pest supervisor Lars Baker says West Nile is showing up earlier this year than in the past.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:04:57 +0000 The Associated Press 44752 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming records first human West Nile case this year