West Nile virus – Cases and surveillance evidence in Alberta

2013 West Nile virus cases

As of October 1, 21 cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed. 

Case # Gender Age Range Region Date Reported Type of Infection Acquired
1 F 40-49 Southern Alberta Aug 23, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
2 M 50-59 Central Alberta Aug 26, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
3 M 60-69 Southern Alberta Aug 28, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
4 F 40-49 Southern Alberta Aug 28, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
5 F 50-59 Southern Alberta Aug 30, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Outside of Alberta
6 M 0-9 Southern Alberta Sep 3, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome TBD
7 M 60-69 Southern Alberta Sep 4, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome TBD
8 F 70-79 Southern Alberta Sep 4, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
9 M 30-39 Southern Alberta Sep 5, 2013 West Nile virus, Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
10 M 40-49 Southern Alberta Sep 6, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome TBD
11 F 60-69 Central Alberta Sep 6, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
12 M 40-49 Southern Alberta Sep 6, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
13 M 40-49 Southern Alberta Sep 9, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome TBD
14 M 80-89 Southern Alberta Sep 10, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome TBD
15 M 50-59 Southern Alberta Sep 12, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
16 M 60-69 Southern Alberta Sep 13, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
17 M 60-69 Southern Alberta Sep 13, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
18 F 20-29 Southern Alberta Sep 13, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
19 M 70-79 Central Alberta Sep 13, 2013 West Nile virus, Neurological Syndrome Within Alberta
20 M 60-69 Central Alberta Sep 15, 2013 West Nile virus, Neurological Syndrome Outside of Alberta
21 M 60-69 Southern Alberta Sep 16, 2013 West Nile virus, Non-Neurological Syndrome TBD

As new cases are confirmed, they will be reported.

West Nile virus surveillance reporting history

Surveillance monitoring for West Nile virus in Alberta began in 2003 and ended in 2011. Surveillance reports will be done if there is an outbreak of cases in the province.

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More surveillance information

Surveillance in Canada

Surveillance in the United States