West Nile Virus Surveillance Program

 
The Nebraska Department Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health has developed these Web pages to track and help prevent the spread of West Nile virus (WNV).
 

 

Total Clinical Cases: Annual Comparisons

​Year ​Cases ​Deaths
​2015 ​5 ​0
​2014 ​142 ​8
​2013 ​226 ​5
​2012 ​193 ​4
​2011 ​29 ​0
​2010 ​39 ​2
​2009 ​52 ​0
​2008 ​47 ​1
​2007 ​163 ​4
​2006 ​264 ​2
​2005 ​188 ​5
​2004 ​53 ​0
​2003 ​1,994 ​27
​2002 ​174 ​7
 
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Surveillance Efforts
DHHS surveillance efforts include trapping mosquitoes, collecting dead birds and testing for human infection.  The Nebraska Department of Agriculture investigates any possible cases involving horses.  All human cases are investigated by the DHHS and the Local Public Health Departments. 

Citizen Involvement
The Nebraska WNV Surveillance Program relies on Nebraska citizens to report dead birds for testing.
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