West Nile Virus detected in mosquitoes in Worcester and Auburn; No humans have tested positive
09 July, 2018, 18:54
With the summer now in full swing, the Oswego County Health Department is reminding people to protect themselves from mosquito bites to guard against diseases such as Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus.
Officials say fogging, along with storm drain treatments, larviciding and backyard inspections, will continue this week and next week permitting the weather.
The discovery follows five recent detections of West Nile virus in mosquitoes found in Palm Desert and Indian Wells, which led to increased mosquito spraying and trapping in those cities. Young children, the elderly and those with lowered immune systems are at greater risk of severe symptoms. Eight out of 10 people who get West Nile Virus do not get any symptoms at all, while others may experience mild symptoms such as headache, vomiting, diarrhea, joint pains, and rashes.
Defend: When outdoors, use an insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, 2-undecanone, or IR3535 and reapply according to label directions.
If possible, limit outdoor exposure between dusk and dawn.
Syrian state media: Israel attacked T4 air base in Homs
The TV aired a cell phone video footage, showing the air defence missiles twinkling in the night chasing the Israeli targets. After bombing Iranian units in Syria in retaliation, an Israeli F-16 was shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft fire.
Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, long trousers and socks when outdoors, particularly when mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk, or in areas known for having large numbers of mosquitoes. Residents should also make sure that their window and door screens are in good fix to prevent mosquitoes from getting inside. Empty buckets, flower pots, old tires from holding water.
"That includes any place where there is standing water".
Clean out birdbaths, wading pools and swimming pools.
Digital Extremes' Warframe has had a great run so far on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, with over 38 million registered players. There's no release date for the Switch version now , but you can check out the announcement trailer below.
China and some of the 16 countries at the summit signed memorandums and agreements on economic cooperation and other issues. Li's Europe tour is being made at the invitation of Borissov and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
He said he was anxious the government's negotiating approach would "lead to further demands for concessions" from Brussels. But Mr Davis, who signed up to the plan agreed by the cabinet at Chequers on Friday, has now quit.
Hartley was able to walk away from the incident, but the severe damage to his Toro Rosso means he might miss qualifying. The Toro Rosso driver crashed heavily at Brooklands after front left suspension failure pitched him into a spin.
Canine transmissible venereal tumors (CTVT) is a type of contagious canine genital, cancer that can spread through mating. Due to their isolation, the immune systems of pre-contact dogs may have been unprepared for the arrival of new pathogens.
The Leicester centre-half has impressed in Russian Federation this summer, helping England reach the World Cup quarter-finals. England's quarter-final triumph over Sweden will have at least doubled Harry Maguire's value.
But the thing is some say the trade war started this morning, and in a war, it's not always calm or controllable or rational. The products, all sold on Chinese e-commerce platforms, ranged from pet food to mixed nuts and whiskey.
Due to security-related issues, several diversions have been announced by the Noida police for today starting at 4 PM till 9 PM. Samsung also manufactures refrigerators, television panels, smartphones, feature phones, etc at this particular factory.
UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned
Other Brexit-supporting Conservative MPs have criticized the Chequers deal, saying May's plans offered Brexit in name only . Davis' resignation was followed by that of Exiting the EU Minister Steve Baker.
Federer, Serena aim to advance on Wimbledons Manic Monday
Below is a breakdown of each draw and a look at the four players with the best chances to advance to the men's and women's finals. Thirteen Wimbledon championships between them and 49 grand slam titles overall, it was quite the historic training run.
Question of the Day: Should all cities ban plastic straws?
Businesses that sell food or drinks won't be allowed to offer the plastic items under a rule that went into effect Sunday . Food service businesses can make flexible plastic straws available to people who need them for medical reasons .
Iran detains teen over 'immoral' Instagram dance videos
She was one of several people recently detained on similar charges before being released on bail, the Associated Press reports . Hojabri recorded and posted around 300 videos on Instagram of herself dancing in what Iran would deem an "immoral" manner.
Tropical Storm Chris to bring showers
The storm remains in an environment conducive for gradual strengthening as it is centered over the warm waters of the Gulf Stream. No coastal watches or warnings were in place for Chris as of Sunday.
The reason Kylie Jenner now looks like 'the old Kylie'
However, he noted that Jenner could still keep her famous pucker if she got fillers just before becoming pregnant. But it looks like the beauty mogul has chose to have them removed as she's shown off a natural and deflated pout.
Long Putts Key Irish Open Playoff Win for Russell Knox
There are plenty of big names trailing in Fox's wake, including Rory McIlroy wh is tied for 30th at one-under par. Fox's putt dramatically lipped out for his birdie to force a second playoff hole and gave Knox the win.
Hierro leaves job as Spain coach after World Cup exit
Spain lead Group B in the opening round of the World Cup, beating Iran 1-0 and tying with both Portugal and Morocco. He replaced former coach Julen Lopetegui just two days before the World Cup started last month.