Sunday, 18 August, 2019

West Nile virus confirmed in Northampton County for 2019

Mosquitoes with West Nile caught in Louisville Mosquitoes caught a surveillance trap placed in one Louisville ZIP Code have tested positive for the West Nile Virus
Anna Jefferson | 14 August, 2019, 01:26

The agency said in a news release Tuesday that the infected person is an adult and that the case was confirmed through laboratory testing.

According to WAVE in Louisville, the Louisville Metro Health and Wellness said mosquitoes caught a surveillance trap place in a Louisville ZIP Code have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

A mosquito in North Carolina tested positive for West Nile virus, and health officials say it's important to protect yourself from bites.

As of August 6, 36 states have reported cases of West Nile virus in people, birds or mosquitoes this year, according to the CDC. The first case in 2018 was reported on July 27. Those who get sick develop symptoms two to 15 days later.

Most people infected with the virus see no symptoms, but those who are affected can experience things such as headaches, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, etc.

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Wear light-colored clothing, long-sleeved shirts or jackets and long trousers to protect against mosquito bites.

Apply insect repellent containing DEET or icaridin.

Tarte recommends people prevent mosquito bites by wearing long sleeves, pants, insect repellant and limiting outside activity during dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.

Remove standing water from your property, where mosquitoes can breed.

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