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Mosquitos carrying West Nile virus discovered in Yakima County - NBC Right Now

YAKIMA, WA - West Nile virus has been found in mosquitoes from Yakima County – the first confirmed detection this year. Health officials advise people to take action to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and to eliminate mosquito-friendly breeding areas ...and more »

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus, Say South Dakota Scientists - Newswise (press release)

Gathering water samples from standing water to look for mosquito larvae is part of the work at South Dakota State University through the South Dakota Department of Health's West Nile virus surveillance program. Undergraduates Luke Zilverberg, left, and ...and more »

West Nile Virus detected in mosquitoes caught in Mississauga - CityNews

File photo of a mosquito. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/James Gathany. Peel Region officials say a batch of mosquitoes collected this past week in Mississauga has tested positive for West Nile Virus. The mosquitoes ...and more »

Colorado records first West Nile virus human case of the year - The Denver Post

Colorado's first human case of West Nile virus in 2017 has been recorded in Jefferson County, and mosquitoes with the virus have been found in Larimer County, the state health department reported Friday. The person who was infected is recuperating at ...and more »

West Nile virus detected in San Patricio County - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Learn how to keep yourself safe from mosquitoes and the health threats they pose, such as the Zika and West Nile viruses. Steve Byerly. C0014365377--43114.JPG. Caller-Times file The Corpus Christi Animal Control and Vector Services confirmed Wednesday ...and more »

West Nile virus is here, now what? - Berkshire Eagle

... - Schedule outdoor events to avoid the hours between dusk and dawn, when mosquitoes are most active. - Wear long-sleeved shirts and socks outdoors. - Use a repellent with DEET, permethrin, picaridin, IR3535, or oil of lemon eucalyptus. Oil of lemon ...and more »

Mosquitoes collected, tested in Milwaukee showed presence of West Nile virus -

MILWAUKEE – The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) confirmed on Friday, June 30th that mosquito surveillance in the city has indicated the presence of West Nile virus. The mosquitoes collected and tested as part of the MHD's seasonal West Nile ...and more »

West Nile Disease Found in Rockland Mosquitoes -

The first pool of mosquitoes to test positive this season for West Nile Virus in Rockland County was found earlier in June. By Lanning Taliaferro, Patch Staff | Jun 30, 2017 3:58 pm ET. 0. West Nile Disease Found in Rockland Mosquitoes. NEW CITY, NY ...and more »

Milwaukee Health Department says mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Milwaukee, city health officials said Friday. Though there have been no confirmed cases of people being sickened by West Nile in Milwaukee this year, residents should take steps to protect themselves ...and more »

Mosquitoes in Mississauga test positive for West Nile Virus - Toronto Star

Peel region says it is increasing its efforts to get rid of breeding sites for mosquitoes. West Nile Virus is an illness transmitted to humans by a bite from an infected mosquito and it is not contagious between humans. (Handout / TNS). By Emily ...and more »