More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Clermont County


In particular, as stated in the article public health Center of Ministry of health of Ukraine, cases of West Nile fever in Ukraine began to register separately from other fevers in 2010.

This wide-scale increase was driven by expanding and intensifying positive mosquito findings and human infections, according to the city Health Director Gina Armstrong.

Statewide, 1,984 mosquitoes have tested positive this year, and the virus has been found in populations in 51 of Ohio's 88 counties.

The LaSalle County Health Department has confirmed its first human case and death due to West Nile virus this year. The first case involved a 60-year-old Sussex County man, and the second was a 68-year-old New Castle County man.

There are now 22 human cases around the state.

Last week, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced two cases of the disease in horses. Repellents keep the mosquitoes from biting you. "With people spending more time outside as the temperatures begin to cool down, and for after-school sports, it is vitally important that everyone take this basic step to protect themselves". If a chicken is bitten by a mosquito with one of those diseases, it would show up on the blood test and LCMCD would know and begin treating that area. The CDC now recommends wearing insect repellent whenever you go out.

West Nile fever is a risky viral disease that is transmitted through mosquito bites.

Almost 80 percent of people infected with WNV will not become ill.

As of Thursday, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station said West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes have been detected in: Bethany, Bridgeport, Chester, Danbury, Darien, East Haven, Easton, Fairfield, Franklin, Greenwich, Haddam, Hamden, Hartford, Madison, Manchester, Meriden, Middlefield, Milford, Monroe, New Britain, New Canaan, New Haven, Newington, North Branford, Norwalk, Orange, Shelton, South Windsor, Stamford, Stratford, Wallingford, Waterbury, Waterford, West Hartford, West Haven, Westbrook, Weston, Westport, Wethersfield and Woodbridge.

The elderly and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk. The best way to protect against illness is to wear insect repellent and also to get rid of any stagnant water around your home in order to reduce the number of mosquitoes.