Mosquito spraying scheduled for Monday in parts of Adams County

24 August 2017, 12:55 | Robert Harris

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile in Erie County

4. Blood type. Your blood type affects how attracted mosquitoes are to you.

The Jackson County Health Department reports a horse in the county has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

Despite the series of positive examples, no human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Lake County this year.

County officials said birds and humans both receive the virus the same way, through mosquito bites.

The State Health Commissioner, Dr. Jerome Adams has given a statement saying "Each year, we see people become ill as a result of mosquito bites".

The West Nile virus does not usually affect domestic animals, but can cause severe illness in horses and certain species of birds.

The findings are especially troubling for the south of the province, including Toronto, Hamilton, Halton Region, Peel Region, Windsor-Essex County, and York Region, where the majority of West Nile cases have occurred in the past.

The mosquito sample was collected in rural Shobonier last Tuesday and tested last Thursday.

Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derails; at least 10 dead
Kumar also said IMA chapters in Meerut zone have been alerted and asked to ensure adequate and prompt medical care to the injured. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets "Extremely pained by the derailment of the Utkal Express in Muzaffarnagar ".

AAP demands CM Yogi's resignation for children's death in Gorakhpur
Union Minister Patel present at the press conference said that the central government is ready to give full support to the state. Sixty children died between August 7 and 11 in BRD Hospital , Gorakhpur , Uttar Pradesh.

Kieran Trippier ruled out of Tottenham's season opener against Newcastle United
Ahead of Sunday's match, I take a look at five key Spurs questions which need to be addressed in the build up to kick-off. Established internationals like Roberto Soldado, Paulinho and Moussa Sissoko have tended to flop at Spurs.

For more information about West Nile Virus, visit the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention website.

Greg Maurice, director of health protection for the department, said in an email that the mosquitoes were collected August 10 from a trap on North Cross Street in Sycamore, and more positive tests are expected to follow.

No human cases have been reported locally this year. Counties with one case each are Bolivar, Clay, Covington, Jones, Leake, Leflore, Lowndes, Noxubee, Perry, Scott and Wilkinson.

The elimination of standing water can help prevent issues with mosquitoes.

Using insect repellent when outdoors; a repellent with DEET or lcaridin offers the most effective protection. Mosquitoes lay eggs in still water, which then hatch in seven to 10 days.

Eliminate any standing water that collects on your property.

The batches were from across the city and not specific to one area. Make sure that your doors and windows have tight-fitting screens to keep out mosquitoes. The rest will experience fever, head and body ache, nausea, vomiting, and rashes on the back, chest, and stomach.



Other News

Trending Now

Something Final Fantasy XV-related possibly teased for Switch
The regular game, or this mobile version? There's another certain console out there people may be thinking of. It will contain the main characters and story in Final Fantasy XV , told across ten episodes.

Dhawan, spinners put India 1-0 up
He was ably supported by Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kedar Jadhav as they all chipped in with two-two wickets each. Kohli also said that now the team is all set for the 2019 World Cup and now one can expect a lot of changes in the team.

Trump set to announce major decision on Afghanistan
"I am very comfortable that the strategic process was sufficiently rigorous and did not go in with a preset position". Before his election, Trump had on several occasions voiced his frustration with the 16-year war.

All Black Liam Squire aims to improve after impressive display against Wallabies
The eight tries to four thrashing came after the Wallabies , for the second year straight, had a month to prepare for the match. It is highly unlikely the Wallabies will challenge the All Blacks in Dunedin on Saturday night.

Mugabe lands in South Africa amid Grace's drama
The principle of diplomatic immunity usually extends to family members and people traveling with heads of state or diplomats. He was received by a South African delegation including Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele.

BMW Z4 Concept Photos Leaked
Speaking of which, the production auto is rumored to arrive early next year - perhaps at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March. The next generation BMW Z4 will come with a range of four-cylinder and six-cylinder variants.

Elvis Presley's beloved grand piano up for auction
The auction has been organised for charity which enables sellers to list items to benefit non-profit organisations. Graceland officials tell me they expect about 100,000 people here for Elvis week this year, the largest one ever.

Zverev denies Federer the Rogers' cup
But the German was too sharp, winning 81 per cent of the points off his serve compared to 64 per cent for Shapovalov. At 20 years old, Zverev is quickly finding himself and rising rapidly up the rankings with these final appearances.

Korea issue with US
The chairman said the men shared some thoughts about the common challenges facing their nations, but focused mostly on North Korea.

Iran Adds Funding to Missiles, Guards After New US Sanctions
He further said American officials should be aware that the legislation was just the first step against anti-Iran measures. The vote came after fresh U.S. sanctions in July against Iran, targeting Tehran's missile programme.