West Nile http://kmuw.org en West Nile Back In Kansas http://kmuw.org/post/west-nile-back-kansas <p>The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says an adult from Atchison County has the state's first case of West Nile virus this year.<br><br>KDHE says on its website that a mosquito sample in Sedgwick County has also tested positive for West Nile, a virus that can be spread to people through bites from infected mosquitoes, but is not contagious from person to person. Symptoms include headaches and low-grade fever to swelling of the brain.<br><br>West Nile virus cases are most common in the late summer and early fall months.<br> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:01:22 +0000 Associated Press 21792 at http://kmuw.org