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MS reports 6 more West Nile virus cases for 2018

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West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in Perth County traps

A blood or cerebrospinal fluid sample may be collected for laboratory testing.

While the mosquitoes thattested positive were found in Pelham, all Niagara residents should take thenecessary precautions to prevent WNV.

Moreover, the virus can be unsafe for young children, people who are more than 65 years and those who have a weak immune system.

Ganesh Shivaramaiyer, DCHHS interim director, said: "Dallas not only conducts active surveillance to detect WNV and monitor infection rates locally but also educates the community to take preventative action".

The institute said that out of 102 cases of West Nile infection this season, 44 were registered in Belgrade, as the mosquitoes carrying the virus in Serbia are most densely populated around the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers.

For more information, call the health department at 740-695-1202 or visit www.belmontcountyhealth.com. Arboviruses are a group of viruses that are transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, or other arthropods. Most people with these symptoms will recover completely on their own. Symptoms may progress to stupor, disorientation, coma, convulsions, paralysis, and possibly death. A vaccine is available for horses but not for humans.

The Maricopa County Departments of Public Health and Environmental Services have identified areas with a higher volume of mosquitoes. Heightened concerns over possible transmission to humans from both viruses, will continue into mid-October, until cooler temperatures start to significantly slow down both mosquito and virus activity.

Severe symptoms in a few people. "The outbreak occurred in an area including two global airports". For the past two weeks the agency has faced another onslaught of adult mosquitoes in coastal areas attributable largely to tidal flooding and rains.

Butte County officials are urging residents to drain any and all un-needed standing water and to report any suspected mosquito-breeding sites to the district.

Cover children's playpens or baby carriages with netting when outdoors.

Officials say most of the mosquito-borne infections happen from July to December. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for reapplication times.

The best defense is with an EPA-approved insect repellent.

The county says this is the first bird to test positive for West Nile since monitoring began on May 1.

WNV can cause mild to serious illness.

The state only had four cases until then, but reported 14 positive cases last week.

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