Grand Forks County reports first human West Nile case
19 August, 2018, 15:27
The Westchester County Health Department recently announced that the first two batches of mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus in Westchester have been identified in Yonkers.
No new samples of mosquitoes positive for West Nile were reported in either Northampton or Lehigh counties August 15, however mosquitoes in the city of Bethlehem, the city of Allentown, Upper Saucon Township and other Lehigh Valley municipalities have tested positive this summer. State health officials recorded 285 dead birds, 942 positive mosquito samples and 38 chickens infected with WNV, according to the state health agency.
For example, Sacramento and adjacent counties are experiencing increased West Nile virus activity this summer compared to past year, officials said in an email.
The mosquito most common for transmitting West Nile virus is the Culex tarsalis.
DEET is the shortened form of a chemical developed by the Army in 1946 and is contained in the most effective and popular insect repellents. West Nile attacks the central nervous system and usually results in mild flu-like symptoms or no symptoms at all.
- Dispose of tin cans, ceramic pots and other unnecessary containers on your property. Keep them indoors as much as possible, especially between dusk and dawn. Empty any unused flowerpots and wading pools, and change water in birdbaths frequently.
Find tips here about what kinds of repellent to use and how to apply it. Consult with a pediatrician or family physician for questions about the use of repellant on children, as repellant is not recommended for children under the age of two months.
Aerate ornamental pools or stock them with fish.
Fix and maintain barriers, such as window and door screens, to prevent mosquitoes from entering buildings.
Chlorinate swimming pools, outdoor spas and hot tubs until properly winterized or drained for the season. Be aware that mosquitoes may even breed in the water that collects on pool covers.
A second West Nile case has been reported in Calhoun County.
We will carefully consider the recommendations and evidence surrounding the use of inserts into cigarette packages". A study here this week, for example, found that e-cigarette vapour may cause adverse changes in lung cells.
The virus is highly contagious and can linger in the air for about two hours after a person with measles has left the room. While one dose of MMR is about 93 percent effective in preventing measles , two doses are about 97 percent effective.
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