West Nile cases down compared to last year

Health experts in Illinois are seeing fewer cases of West Nile this summer.

Posted: Sep 6, 2017 9:04 AM
Updated: Nov 2, 2017 12:56 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Health experts in Illinois are seeing fewer cases of West Nile this summer.

They are still working to make sure you protect yourself against mosquito bites.

Those bites could lead to infection.

So far, the state has received 16 reported human cases.

That's compared to nearly 90 at this time last year.

Meanwhile, in Indiana, there have been six reported human cases this year.

That's according to the Indiana State Department of Health's website.


They are still working to make sure you protect yourself against mosquito bites.

Those bites could lead to infection.

So far, the state has received 16 reported human cases.

That's compared to nearly 90 at this time last year.

Meanwhile, in Indiana, there have been six reported human cases this year.

That's according to the Indiana State Department of Health's website.

Check out an interactive map right here

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