Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018

Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018

Mosquitoes collected from a trap in Mitchell have tested positive for West Nile Virus, the Perth District Health Unit says.

So for this year in Ontario, three probable or confirmed human cases of West Nile virus have been reported.

A mosquito trap in Drumbo tested positive for the virus during routine surveillance.

West Nile virus is a disease that is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. In 2012, the last time Dallas County saw a major outbreak of West Nile virus, 398 residents contracted the virus and 21 died.

The Saint Louis County Department of Public Health has recorded its first human case of West Nile virus this year. Approximately 20 percent who become infected will develop a fever with other symptoms such as headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea, or rash.

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Symptoms usually develop between two and 15 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito.

Residents also should drain any standing water around their homes or businesses and limit activity at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.

Wear long, loose and light-colored clothing.

Use insect repellent when outdoors; a repellent with DEET or Icaridin offers the most effective protection.

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