Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

For the second time this summer West Nile Virus has made an appearance in Lambton County

The Iowa Department of Public Health says West Nile is spread by mosquitoes and can produce symptoms ranging from fever and mild headache to life-threatening inflammation of the brain.

The Allegheny County Health Department will treat for mosquitoes in several Pittsburgh neighborhoods where they have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

"Over the past few weeks, West Nile virus activity has been on the rise across Ontario", Lyttle said in a release. In North America, that means that mosquito season - extending from the late spring through the fall - is West Nile season.

Mosquito bites can transmit the virus. It's now been detected in Ada County.

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Minimize time spent outdoors, especially at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active. By the end of mosquito season in October, 26 Dallas County residents had reported infections, leading to two deaths.

For more information on West Nile Virus, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/wn-no/index-eng.php or call the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit at 519.355.1071.

Use effective insect repellent such as DEET or Picaridin.

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