Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Students left unaware of West Nile Virus

Alex Horne // August 31, 2016

The first known Chico State student was just diagnosed with West Nile Virus, a virus that is transmitted by mosquitos. The virus has been in the Chico area since 2004 but has been increasingly prevalent...

Butte County Mosquito & Vector Control District Photo credit: Kaley Wise

Chico Student contracts West Nile Virus

Kaley Wise // August 30, 2016
Thirteen cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in Butte County so far
Matt Ball, District Manager at the Butte County Public Health Department, discusses the severity of West Nile virus in the Butte County area. (Photo Courtesy of Matt Ball).

Small bugs, big consequences

Sarah Strausser // August 24, 2015
Butte county has 30 of the 57 cases of West Nile virus in 2015.
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