West Nile virus found in Pittsfield mosquitoes

West Nile virus found in Pittsfield mosquitoes

According to the Tippecanoe Health Department, two mosquito groups have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Just in time for the weekend, the New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTCB) said it has detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes from Orleans Parish.

The results for the second crow came back positive four days later.

The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on June 2 and June 3 from East Northport, Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown, Belmont Lake State Park in North Babylon, and Heckscher State Park in East Islip.

Symptoms of WNV infection are often mild and may include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness or swollen lymph nodes.

Wearing a long-sleeved shirt, long trousers and socks when outdoors - especially at dusk and dawn.

She adds removing any standing water near your home will also help protect you and your family.

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The question was about "how this war forged the spirit of yourself and of the team". "I don't like to go back to these things". He needed to collect the Golden Ball following Argentina's loss to Germany, the same fate which bestowed Modric.

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The bloom in 2014 that caused a two-day shutdown of drinking water in Toledo was smaller in size than in several recent years. He said the bloom cost OH millions of dollars in lost tourism and recreation value, as well as water-treatment costs.

A vaccine is available for horses, however, and recommended as eight cases of equine West Nile Virus were reported in Montana past year.

Wear a long-sleeved shirt, long trousers and socks when outdoors, particularly at dawn and dusk and in areas with large numbers of mosquitoes.

Use insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, IR3535, oil of lemon eucalyptus or p-Menthane-3,8-diol to clothes and exposed skin.

West Nile Virus is transmitted by mosquito bites, while bites from deer tics can lead to Lyme Disease.

Check window and door screens so mosquitoes can not enter the home. "Children and the elderly are more susceptible should they contract West Nile virus to having more severe symptoms".

"It's important for everybody in the state to understand that what this means is that we are now in the part of the year when we're having active transmission of West Nile", Byers said.

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