The West Nile Virus is mainly transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito, public health officials say.
Infections may result in fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness or swollen lymph nodes.
- Use insect repellent that contains DEET, picaridin, IR 3535, oil of lemon eucalyptus or permethrin and apply to clothing when outdoors.
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Zhing was hospitalized with visible injuries to her face and body, and Thomas refused medical attention, according to police. The customer said she paid something, but the store's owner said she refused to pay any of the money she owed.
CT environmental officials say a hawk that attacked people may have been suffering from neurological issues related to West Nile virus.
There was one human case of West Nile virus in Oxford County in 2017. Two different mosquito populations included the presence of West Nile.
This follows detection of the virus in mosquito surveillance pools from Cascade, Hill, and Lewis & Clark counties. People older than 50 are most at risk for WNV infection as are those with weakened immune systems. They routinely collect samples for testing. People with more severe illness may experience symptoms such as stiff neck, confusion, paralysis, coma and even death.
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Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn to prevent mosquito bites.
Unfortunately, there are no preventive vaccines to prevent or medications to treat WNV infections.
West Nile virus is the most prevalent mosquito-borne illness in Arizona.
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According to the report, occasionally live chickens are tested to determine if West Nile is present in a particular area. The homeowners should make sure that there is no standing areas of water near their properties as well as water fountains, plant containers and pet dishes.