Dauphin County collects more West Nile Virus-infected mosquito samples
09 July, 2018, 18:56 | Author: Kara Nash
Tests on mosquitoes have revealed for the first time this year the presence of the West Nile virus in Lake County in Northern Illinois.
Certain species of mosquitoes carry WNV, which, when transmitted to people, can cause West Nile encephalitis, an infection that can result in an inflammation of the brain. No Massachusetts residents have tested positive for West Nile virus this year.
Make use of repellents containing DEET (read the instructions before) as often as needed. Although it may be hard to do when it's hot, wearing long-sleeves, long trousers and socks when outdoors will help keep mosquitoes away from your skin.
"Avoid being outdoors during DAWN and DUSK, when mosquitoes are most active; DRESS in long-sleeved clothing; use insect repellent with DEET; and DRAIN any standing water from around your home".
Other precautions people can take to minimize mosquito exposure are to fix or replace all window and door screens to keep mosquitoes outside, and reduce or eliminate all standing water.
"We will go out and larvicide standing water that we can find, we will then begin adulticiding the area", stated Matthew Galbraith, environmental health specialist within the Bartholomew County Health Department.
Montgomery County has seen a spike in West Nile virus activity this season.
No humans have tested positive for the virus, according to the city of Worcester.
The best defense people have from EEE or West Nile is to use personal protection measures to guard against mosquito bites. However, some may become ill usually three to 15 days after the bite of an infected mosquito.
"Today's announcement of the West Nile Virus detection is a reminder of the importance of protecting ourselves from the threat of mosquito-borne illness". In some individuals, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or even death, can occur. Residents can also call the Health Department's West Nile hotline to report areas of stagnant water, report locations of dead birds, and obtain more information on the signs and symptoms of West Nile virus.
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