Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

Washoe health officials say West Nile case likely acquired locally

Mosquitoes across Jefferson County test positive for West Nile virus Simcoe County West Nile Virus In Simcoe County News Centre News
Anna Jefferson | 16 September, 2018, 06:53

Health Officials remind residents to eliminate standing water on their property. Horses, humans and some species of birds are the most susceptible to West Nile Virus but dogs and cats can become infected.

The West Nile virus has killed 22 people in Greece so far this year, with 202 reported cases, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) on Thursday. "However, late summer and early fall is the time when the risk of acquiring West Nile virus from a bite actually increases".

Those who do develop symptoms usually report fever, headache, body aches, and muscle weakness. Those with a more severe infection may experience high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, paralysis and death.

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East Coast on Friday, and which has caused fuel shortages following the evacuation of millions of households and businesses. Prices were also pushed up by Hurricane Florence, which is expected to make landfall on the U.S.

Seattle Storm sweeps Washington Mystics
She had just accepted the WNBA Finals MVP trophy, and was still in shock from the 98-82 Game 3 win over the Washington Mystics . Elena Delle Donne, Tiffany Hayes, and Diana Taurasi rounded out the First Team.

Intense footage shows rockslide on popular Greek beach, sending waves of damage
The force of the fall created a large wave, resulting in a couple of small vessels in the vicinity being overturned. At least seven people were hurt when part of the rock face broke away, officials say.

The elderly are more at risk of getting sick because their immune system is often weaker. "As long as mosquitoes continue to be active, we need to take precautions to protect ourselves from the virus". "Vaccinated animals are much less likely to contract deadly diseases such as EEE and West Nile Virus". Suffolk County reported seven human cases in 2017, five human cases in both 2015 and 2016, one in 2014, and four in both 2011 and 2013.

The Northern Kentucky Health Department said the cases have been confirmed of three human cases since July. Recommendations include wearing mosquito repellent ...dress in long-sleeved shirts, trousers and socks when outside and limit outdoor activity during dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.

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