We thought the deadly virus was gone, eradicated with enough mosquito spray to kill every bug on the planet but is there something more sinister to this story…?
West Nile Virus Kills Again In 2017
Did your local news carry the CDC warning of West Nile, released January 18, 2017, a deadly virus we thought was eradicated?
“As of January 17, 2017, a total of 47 states and the District of Columbia have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, and mosquitoes in 2016. Overall, 2,038 cases of West Nile virus disease in people have been reported to CDC.”
Amid never-ending political blather, the news media apparently decided warnings and homeowner advice to control mosquitoes were a waste of valuable air time. Compared to 762 murders in Chicago last year, the deaths of only 1,100 people from West Nile Virus over the last decade is hardly newsworthy.
The CDC reports only a 5% death rate from WNV because our medical centers’ accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment of this potentially deadly virus have greatly improved. So the CDC’s January 2017 warning was just doing due diligence because, even with all that expensive lab equipment, the CDC doesn’t own a crystal ball. Between February and July 2017 something happened.
The CDC release dated July 12, 2017 is ominous. “…a total of 30 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes in 2017.” A sampling of state health department releases on WNV is disturbing. The links are live so if you live in one of these states and have children or elderly family members, it might pay you to be aware of the risk and take appropriate precautions as listed further down.
4 days ago - 4 human cases from 4 counties have tested positive for WNV in 2017
2 days ago - The first death of the year …mosquito-borne West Nile virus … Purdue University ...
2017 West Nile Virus Activity, click to see the maps and statistics
Arizona 2017 West Nile Virus Statistics. Office of Infectious Disease Services. Updated 7/7/2017.
Jul 8, 2017 - State health officials confirmed the first case of illness from West Nile virus this year.
West Nile virus (WNV) is a disease transmitted … Current 2017 WNV activity is given below.
The state reports go on and on. California, Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Mississippi have all confirmed West Nile Virus infections. What is going on with our government health care and disease prevention?
Some things can’t be prevented, we all know that. But a cognizant person must wonder why schools and state boards pass mandatory vaccine requirements and dozens of vaccines are required for pet and farm animals but there is no vaccine for West Nile Virus? They finally quit pushing Lyme Disease vaccine for your dogs but perhaps it’s time for West Nile Virus vaccine.
PBS News Hour carried this Jun 28, 2017 “Each year, at least 30,000 cases are reported, and researchers believe those estimates are low. Given its debilitating effects on some people, and after years of research, it begs the question: Why is there still no vaccine people can get to prevent Lyme disease?”
Putting the over-population puzzle together with the plethora of existing vaccines that adversely impact the human immune system is enough to make conspiracy theorists go into fits of ecstasy! Don’t be a victim of “population control”, take our mosquito protection advice.
Related link: West Nile Mosquito Control