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WNV Threat

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Was West Nile virus a threat in your area last year? If so, where do you live?

Yes, Northeast U.S.
14%
78
Yes, Southeast U.S.
16%
87
Yes, Midwest U.S.
15%
81
Yes, Western U.S.
23%
124
No (please specify region below)
26%
140
Other (please explain below)
5%
29

Total votes cast: 539

Comments & Write-in Answers

yes, maryland considered mid atlantic

4/26/2010 10:17:01 PM

I live in MI but had no problems with it in my area.

4/26/2010 10:02:18 PM

Northeast--I wouldn't say it was common but there was an occasional case.

4/26/2010 9:56:09 PM

Los Angeles

4/26/2010 5:41:22 PM

The Netherlands

4/26/2010 5:07:34 PM

Illinois

4/26/2010 3:12:38 PM

Alaska

4/26/2010 3:12:37 PM

Oregon, mid-Willamette Valley

4/26/2010 1:38:33 PM

Midwest

4/26/2010 1:33:04 PM

Yes - So. Central US

4/26/2010 10:36:49 AM

I live in Central Vermont

4/25/2010 2:02:17 PM

PATIALA INDIA

4/25/2010 4:51:46 AM

central texas

4/25/2010 1:18:22 AM

Live in SoCal with alot of irrigation canals - WNV scares me so I vacinate every year.

4/24/2010 5:42:24 PM

Midwest

4/24/2010 9:10:13 AM

SW ontario, canada

4/24/2010 7:53:18 AM

Central Ks

4/23/2010 8:39:10 PM

central florida

4/23/2010 5:22:00 PM

Not as far as I heard--Midwest

4/23/2010 3:29:04 PM

FL

4/23/2010 8:36:35 AM

not concrened and do not vaccinate for WNV

4/23/2010 7:55:15 AM

Tel Aviv, Israel

4/23/2010 3:34:58 AM

few cases western NY

4/22/2010 11:58:11 PM

Northeast US (NY)

4/22/2010 9:17:38 PM

Midwest

4/22/2010 9:10:12 PM

southwest, az in particular. There were some cases, not a lot.

4/22/2010 8:20:20 PM

Pacific Northwest

4/22/2010 7:48:33 PM

Southeast Ontario, Canada

4/22/2010 4:44:51 PM

It is crazy NOT to vaccinate against West Nile where we live, (MS).

4/22/2010 4:35:20 PM

Midwest. check the disease maps. Not a hot topic

4/22/2010 4:09:02 PM

Texas

4/22/2010 3:40:02 PM

mideaster states - Virginia. It was a problem in the early outbreak some years back.

4/22/2010 2:52:03 PM

do not know of any horses that contracted wn...live in AZ

4/22/2010 2:37:50 PM

Southwest Virginia

4/22/2010 2:07:50 PM

No, not that I'm aware of anyway. Manitoba Interlake region

4/22/2010 1:00:15 PM

rcky mtn region

4/22/2010 12:27:19 PM

Sacramento CA

4/22/2010 11:58:28 AM

It will be worse this year due to lots of rain leaving full ponds and lots of wet swales.

4/22/2010 10:07:35 AM

Southwest

4/22/2010 9:48:57 AM

South central Ontario

4/22/2010 9:29:50 AM

united arab emirates

4/22/2010 2:40:15 AM

Yes Northwest. Compliments of USDA on Plum Island, NY home of WNV

4/22/2010 1:53:37 AM

Yes, South Africa and we have no vaccines.

4/22/2010 1:36:12 AM

Arizona, several cases in humans, only a couple in horses that I know of

4/21/2010 11:40:54 PM

my 19 year old Arabian is a west nile survivor from 4 years ago

4/21/2010 11:09:01 PM

I have not heard of any cases in Northern California

4/21/2010 10:40:48 PM

NM

4/21/2010 10:12:02 PM

Nova Scotia

4/21/2010 9:34:43 PM

SW Idaho - Idaho lost MANY horses (and humans) before reacting to the West Nile threat

4/21/2010 9:13:54 PM

Virginia

4/21/2010 9:05:11 PM

nova scotia

4/21/2010 8:23:28 PM

Paso Robles, CA

4/21/2010 7:35:56 PM

had a foal on the farm diagnosed with WN in CO

4/21/2010 6:25:03 PM

Texas

4/21/2010 5:24:36 PM

Too manypeople don't vaccinate their horses and the disease proliferates.

4/21/2010 4:39:49 PM

Northwest

4/21/2010 4:17:29 PM

NM

4/21/2010 4:04:10 PM

Southern California. Very few reports in birds, none in horses.

4/21/2010 3:43:45 PM

Central Canada

4/21/2010 3:31:53 PM

I live in southwestern Wyoming, and west nile was found in mosquitos less than 1/4 mile from my hous

4/21/2010 12:51:08 PM

northeast u.s.

4/21/2010 12:45:47 PM

Nova Scotia, Canada

4/21/2010 12:09:16 PM

Midwest, US

4/21/2010 12:03:17 PM

Okanagan BC

4/21/2010 11:56:45 AM

Not a pronounced threat in my area, but you NEVER know...

4/21/2010 10:39:16 AM

Yes a threat, but I heard of no cases in the Tri-state area ( Ky, Ill, Ind)

4/21/2010 10:21:20 AM

Western

4/21/2010 9:08:00 AM

Florida is mosquito heaven

4/21/2010 9:02:55 AM

southern Ontario Canada

4/21/2010 8:32:23 AM

midwest Wi my vet didnt mention that there was an issue

4/21/2010 8:18:31 AM

southeast

4/21/2010 8:05:14 AM

Deffidently....Southeast USA

4/21/2010 7:29:38 AM

northeast

4/21/2010 7:04:56 AM

Hungary

4/21/2010 4:09:35 AM

Western US

4/21/2010 2:30:39 AM

Nevada

4/21/2010 2:07:50 AM

yes western canada

4/21/2010 1:23:20 AM

Not a lot of it around last year in Alberta Canada

4/21/2010 1:22:40 AM

Western WA

4/21/2010 1:01:57 AM

nobody around me that i knew of, mid-mn

4/21/2010 12:47:09 AM

washington state leading in cases of West Nile Virus

4/21/2010 12:15:22 AM

Northeast

4/21/2010 12:01:46 AM

at least no cases that I know of...SE U.S.

4/20/2010 11:54:52 PM

Northwest US

4/20/2010 11:52:09 PM

central PA

4/20/2010 11:49:06 PM

Texas 05/61 06/111 07/94 08/19 2009/29 ?drought 2008? still vaccinate

4/20/2010 11:27:15 PM

sc

4/20/2010 11:23:30 PM

BC Canada

4/20/2010 11:22:57 PM

There were some cases but not as bad as pervious years. Midwest

4/20/2010 11:21:06 PM

Northwest

4/20/2010 11:09:41 PM

Florida

4/20/2010 10:44:23 PM

in MN its always a threat

4/20/2010 10:07:19 PM

ohio valley

4/20/2010 9:55:23 PM

I always vaccinate just to be safe because we have lots of misquitoes each year

4/20/2010 9:53:58 PM

So E even being in the swamp-no problems

4/20/2010 9:43:30 PM

Montana

4/20/2010 9:13:35 PM

San Luis Obispo county, California

4/20/2010 8:46:55 PM

Vermont

4/20/2010 8:46:27 PM

No-Midwest

4/20/2010 8:37:38 PM

I live in central fl. My vetr said there were not many cases in our ares. there were no cow birds

4/20/2010 8:36:32 PM

Contra Costa County in California

4/20/2010 8:35:13 PM

1 horse in British Columbia Canada

4/20/2010 8:17:24 PM

Southwest, Texas

4/20/2010 8:02:28 PM

We don't have WNV in Ireland

4/20/2010 7:57:18 PM

southeast

4/20/2010 7:49:03 PM

Yes, South Central B.C.

4/20/2010 7:42:30 PM

So. Oregon, although we are cautious and still vaccinate.

4/20/2010 7:41:27 PM

Not as many horses tested positive in Western Colorado

4/20/2010 7:40:41 PM

Western Wisconsin, low that I know of

4/20/2010 7:38:18 PM

Western US/No. California

4/20/2010 7:25:26 PM

southeast U.S.

4/20/2010 7:13:24 PM

A friends horse died from the virus.

4/20/2010 7:09:52 PM

we live in KY and do not have mosquitoes

4/20/2010 6:47:10 PM

Ohio

4/20/2010 6:47:00 PM

Last year in AZ, not so bad, but always a threat

4/20/2010 6:44:32 PM

Northeast, specifically Vermont

4/20/2010 6:34:11 PM

oklahoma

4/20/2010 6:28:35 PM

central California right on the coast

4/20/2010 6:22:52 PM

East central Missouri - No cases I heard of from my vet

4/20/2010 6:15:04 PM

W. Oregon - I didn't hear of any but we all vaccinate.

4/20/2010 6:12:57 PM

Northwest (southwestern Oregon)

4/20/2010 6:12:32 PM

you should have the categories nw and sw

4/20/2010 6:02:37 PM

midwest/minnesota

4/20/2010 6:00:59 PM

I do live in Northeast Europe

4/20/2010 5:57:10 PM

Dallas, not that I know of

4/20/2010 5:40:56 PM

Virginia -more Mid-Atlantic region

4/20/2010 5:33:28 PM

I live in SE Virginia

4/20/2010 5:32:46 PM

Southern Canada -- Ontario

4/20/2010 5:25:33 PM

I persoally do not know ANYONE in SW MO. that has had a case of WNV.

4/20/2010 5:13:13 PM

Northwest-Specifically Washington State

4/20/2010 5:11:04 PM

southeast nebraska

4/20/2010 5:05:08 PM

I live in NM and there were several cases. this year with all the rain, horse owner's are being extr

4/20/2010 5:03:22 PM

California

4/20/2010 4:56:46 PM

Even if only 1 horse gets WNV, that makes it a threat here.

4/20/2010 4:48:30 PM

Kansas-don't hear much about it anymore

4/20/2010 4:46:33 PM

We live in AK and it has not made it up here yet :)

4/20/2010 4:46:21 PM

Rocky Mtns.

4/20/2010 4:43:54 PM

south west British Columbia Canada

4/20/2010 4:43:43 PM

southwest

4/20/2010 4:41:05 PM

I keep goldfish in my horse tank to help control larva.

4/20/2010 4:38:51 PM

WMV has been on Long Island (outside NYC) for a few years.

4/20/2010 4:35:43 PM

Central Midwest

4/20/2010 4:35:27 PM

A much smaller threat than in previous years but still a threat.

4/20/2010 4:34:58 PM

Az has 18 genera of mosquitoes. A few can carry the viral load for transmission. Occassionally seen

4/20/2010 4:31:24 PM

Northeast

4/20/2010 4:24:46 PM

East Coast central

4/20/2010 4:19:08 PM

Western US

4/20/2010 4:19:06 PM

Midwest Iowa

4/20/2010 4:16:48 PM

NW

4/20/2010 4:14:42 PM

Northwest

4/20/2010 4:12:19 PM

western u.s.

4/20/2010 4:11:56 PM

South Texas

4/20/2010 4:08:07 PM

Northern Wisconsin - drought area 2009

4/20/2010 4:05:34 PM

Midwest

4/20/2010 4:03:26 PM

our vet says he sees a couple cases every year, in unvaccinated horses.

4/20/2010 4:03:23 PM

North Central Idaho

4/20/2010 4:02:15 PM

did not hear of any cases in Arkansas

4/20/2010 3:59:35 PM

Southeast Texas - don't know if that's considered southeast US or western US

4/20/2010 3:57:45 PM

several deaths in SE Michigan

4/20/2010 3:57:09 PM

Northeast U.S.

4/20/2010 3:53:17 PM

Oregon

4/20/2010 3:50:59 PM

west coast and not found in our area lastyear

4/20/2010 3:50:01 PM

live in southern Nevada

4/20/2010 3:47:25 PM

We had a big crow and jay die-off due to ENV

4/20/2010 3:46:46 PM

CO, AK

4/20/2010 3:46:40 PM

I live in SE Virginia and it is definately a problem around here.

4/20/2010 3:43:55 PM

Yes, N. TX

4/20/2010 3:43:08 PM

Southwest U.S.

4/20/2010 3:35:55 PM

ARIZONA

4/20/2010 3:32:57 PM

Northwest - Washington

4/20/2010 3:32:47 PM

DO YOU OFFER CLASSROOM VISITS?

4/20/2010 3:27:21 PM

Only a few cases - MidAtlantic

4/20/2010 3:22:49 PM

Washington State

4/20/2010 3:17:37 PM

I live in The Netherlands, Europe

4/20/2010 3:16:05 PM

northeast

4/20/2010 3:12:07 PM

Central Kentucky

4/20/2010 3:10:50 PM

NW Nevada dry yr.

4/20/2010 2:16:30 PM

WNV is present in central Ontario. At least one horse was diagnosed in my County last year.

4/20/2010 2:09:40 PM

alpine, tx

4/20/2010 12:57:22 PM

Midwest, US

4/20/2010 11:29:19 AM

I didn't know of amy WNV in the northern area of SC last year.Mine got shots.

4/20/2010 10:28:10 AM

Midwest

4/20/2010 7:50:48 AM

Northeast

4/20/2010 6:32:21 AM

kentucky

4/20/2010 3:03:13 AM