west nile virus http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Confirms Seventh Human West Nile Virus Case http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-confirms-seventh-human-west-nile-virus-case <P>A central Kentucky health official says a case of human West Nile virus has been confirmed in Bourbon County.<p> <P>Bourbon County Health Department Director Tom Skeen told the Lexington Herald-Leader it's thought that the person contracted the mosquito-borne illness out of state, although he didn't believe it was in Texas.<p> <P>That state has reported 1,225 cases and 50 deaths as of last week, the largest outbreak in years.&nbsp; Many of the cases are in the Dallas area.<p> <P>Skeen said the recent Kentucky case was confirmed last week by Bourbon Community Hospital in Paris. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 19:51:48 +0000 The Associated Press 1789 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Confirms Seventh Human West Nile Virus Case West Nile Found in Indiana Mosquitoes http://wfpl.org/post/west-nile-found-indiana-mosquitoes <p>Indiana health officials say the West Nile virus has been confirmed among mosquitoes in the state weeks earlier than last year.</p><p>The State Department of Health says tests found the virus in mosquitoes in southern Indiana&#39;s Orange County, which is northwest of Louisville.</p><p>The department says the virus wasn&#39;t confirmed in the insects until mid-July last year, and it&#39;s impossible to predict whether that will mean greater severity of illnesses in people because rainfall and temperatures this summer will affect the number of mosquitoes.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:30:56 +0000 The Associated Press 573 at http://wfpl.org West Nile Found in Indiana Mosquitoes