Nine mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus

28 July, 2018, 12:57 | Author: Denise Dawson
  • West Nile Virus Detected In Stanley County Mosquitoes

According to Three Rivers Public Health Department Disease Surveillance Coordinator and Health Educator Amy Roberts, West Nile virus is spread through infected mosquitoes' bites.

"Regardless of whether or not the Aurora resident contracted the virus while in Wisconsin, it is important to note that West Nile virus is active in Will County this summer", county health department officials said in a news release. Diseases transmitted by mosquitoes in OH most often occur from May through October.

According to Courtney Sheeley, Public Information Officer for the South Health District, officials don't typically see this amount of mosquitoes test positive for the West Nile Virus, until August.

There were 14 human cases confirmed locally previous year and in 2015, there were two deaths related to a West Nile infection.

West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito, commonly called a house mosquito, which has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird. He says just because West Nile Virus hasn't been detected where you live, doesn't mean it's not there.

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Help reduce the number of mosquitoes around your home by emptying standing water on a regular basis from flowerpots, gutters, buckets, pool covers, pet water dishes, discarded tires and birdbaths. In rare cases, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or death, can occur.

If you show symptoms, expect headaches, fever, body aches and even rashes about a week after being bitten.

Still, they say your best bet is any repellent containing DEET.

In addition to the City's normal spraying program, when an infected mosquito, human or animal is found, the City activates its response plan, calling for immediate, intensive and continued spraying in the areas where the viruses have been positively identified.

Doors - Make sure doors and windows are in good repair and fit tightly, and fix torn or damaged screens to keep mosquitoes out of the house.



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