Vermont hasn't had any reported human cases of West Nile virus this year, so the Department of Health is urging people to take precautions to keep it that way. Ganesh Shivaramaiyer with Dallas County Health and Human Services identifies the patient as an 83-year-old woman living in the 75-229 zip code of Dallas.
Detection of the disease in horses and mosquitoes in Montana serve as an important reminder for people to take steps to prevent West Nile Virus infection.
The mosquitos were found in south, central and northern areas of Butte County making it a total of 35 mosquito pools with one wild dead bird, officials said.
The disease can be spread to humans and animals. Of those who show symptoms, most will experience mild illness, including fever, headache, body aches, nausea, vomiting and rash on chest, stomach or back.
According to a press release from MCPH, there have been no human cases reported so far this year in Miami County, but OH has seen two human cases in Ross and Lake counties.
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"Anything ... around your yard that is just a source of standing water that's not moving and isn't chlorinated like your pool is, you want to get rid of that water so you don't encourage mosquito breeding", Rigler said. Collibbe says it's possible the health issues were caused by West Nile virus.
DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you're outside, use insect repellents that contain DEET or other EPA approved repellents and follow instructions.
The Ada County Mosquito Abatement District confirmed today the first case of West Nile here.
DUSK and DAWN-This is when mosquitoes are most active.
The West Nile virus program includes larviciding at catch basins. Most people recover, but a few infections lead to serious illness and death. A blood or cerebrospinal fluid sample may be collected for laboratory testing. The homeowners should make sure that there is no standing areas of water near their properties as well as water fountains, plant containers and pet dishes.