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West Nile Virus found in Brant County

West Nile Virus found in Brant County

Mosquitoes taken from a trap in the southeastern part of Mitchell have tested positive for West Nile virus, the Perth District Health Unit reports.

There is new evidence of West Nile virus in Perth County.

Health officials are urging residents to take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites after Indiana's first human case of West Nile virus in 2018 was detected.

The Health Department wants to remind the public that the virus is present and has been around for many years.

"Even though serious West Nile virus cases in humans are rare, it is important to minimize our exposure", said Khan.

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Mild West Nile symptoms include fever, headaches and muscle fatigue.

Throughout the summer months, public health traps and tests mosquito pools across Oxford County on a weekly basis.

At this point previous year, DCHHS had reported six West Nile infections.

Since 2000, 134 cases of the virus have been diagnosed in CT residents and three people have died after being infected with the virus. In 2012, the last time Dallas County saw a major outbreak of West Nile virus, 398 residents contracted the virus and 21 died. Wearing light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, pants, socks and a hat is recommended, as is using insect repellent containing DEET or Icaridin.


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