West Nile Virus News at MRC

For over a decade, researchers at Methodist Rehabilitation Center have been studying the effects of West Nile virus on patients. Their efforts have made both national and local news, and here is a collection of some of the noteworthy stories from MRC's news archives.

West Nile research published by JAMA, reported in USA Today
Virginia's first West Nile virus victim of the year seeks treatment in Mississippi
Researchers receive national recognition for West Nile virus expertise
West Nile virus leaves man disabled years after the bite of an infected mosquito (The Washington Post)
“I got lucky”: Jackson nurse grateful for West Nile virus expertise of Methodist Rehab researchers
“I didn’t know West Nile virus could keep you from walking”: Cleveland woman astonished by damage one tiny mosquito can do
Pathological evidence confirms West Nile virus attacks the spinal cord and can cause acute flaccid paralysis similar to polio
Methodist Rehabilitation Center research published by CDC, New England Journal of Medicine alerts West Nile virus may cause polio-like syndrome
Physicians, health care workers gathered at Methodist Rehabilitation Center for West Nile virus update
 Researcher warns conditions are ripe for dramatic rise in hurricane-related West Nile virus cases
Rankin County man learns even healthy people can succumb to severe West Nile virus infection
Noted Methodist Rehab researcher to share latest West Nile virus findings at Aug. 24 support group
Mississippi hospital teams with British researchers to study West Nile virus survivors
Picayune woman battles back from West Nile virus
Ten Years of West Nile in Mississippi: Decade of detective work provides better understanding of mosquito-borne disease
Mississippi hospital receives CDC grant to study long-term effects of West Nile virus
Psychiatrist cautions Mississippians about West Nile virus complacency
Mosquitoes no small threat
"A mosquito did that to you?"
Mississippians urged to avoid mosquito bites this summer