West Nile virus on the Prairies. Tasha Epp, DVM, PhD October 5, 2010. WNV 1999, New York. Spread across USA - 1999. Spread across USA - 2000. Spread across USA - 2001. Spread across USA – 2002. Spread across USA - 2003. Great Plains and WNv. Birds and WNv. Virus. Family: Flaviviridae
Tasha Epp, DVM, PhD
October 5, 2010
Regardless of the risk rating for your region, remember that there is no such thing as "risk-free". If you can be bitten by a mosquito, you can contract West Nile Virus.
Source: Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Population Health Branch