THE HISTORY OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE WEST NILE CASES from
2007=3 Human Cases see USGS Map for 2007
2006=3 Human Cases see USGS Map for 2006
2005=0 Human Cases Source: USGS
2004=0 Human Cases Source: USGS MAP 2004
2003=5 Human Cases Source: USGS
2002=4 Human Cases Source: USGS MAP
WHAT IS THE RISK OF GETTING WEST NILE VIRUS IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND DOES
The risk of human West Nile virus in 2002-2006 in the 6 neighboring
counties which have NO MOSQUITO CONTROL* was .16 per 100K.
Davidson County was .11 per 100K. The rate of West Nile is extremely low and
there is no significant difference in disease incidence whether we spray or not
in Middle Tennessee.
*Two exceptions we've found are the city of Murfreesboro
they do not spray but larvicides and the city of Hendersonville which sprays and larvicides currently but we have not confirmed how long they have been doing this.
See USGS maps for entire country
THE HISTORY OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN ALL OF TENNESSEE (HUMAN CASES from
Graph from the Tennessee Department of Health
What does the Center for Disease Control say about West Nile virus? 80% of
the people who get it have no symptoms. 1% can have serious complications and
3-15% of those people die. See their fact