West Nile Virus found in JP

AHS reminds Albertans to take precaution against West Nile virus

There are otherwise no special precautions that should be taken.

Virginia Beach Mosquito Control said in a news release that there has been an increase in West Nile Virus activity in certain parts of the city.

The positive tests came from the district's flocks of chickens.

While a majority of those infected with West Nile don't show any symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 5 people develop fever and other signs of the virus.

The majority of people (80%) who are infected with West Nile virus do not get sick.

- Contra Costa County residents are being warned about the threat of West Nile virus after seven chickens tested positive on Holland Tract near the town of Knightsen.

"The first area in most years is the southeast, either Brooks or Medicine Hat", said Dr. Vivien Suttorp, medical officer of health for the South Zone, over the phone from Lethbridge.

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West Nile virus is spread through the bites of mosquitoes that have contracted the disease.

West Nile virus has been detected in several counties across the state, including Adams County.

Dumping or draining standing water.

Use insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, IR3535, oil of lemon eucalyptus or p-Menthane-3,8-diol to clothes and exposed skin.

DNREC officials say a rainy spring, especially in Southern Delaware could be the reason for the early arrival of West Nile and its initial presence is Susssex. In 2006, two people died from the disease.

Those who find a dead bird are asked to call their health department, 815-772 7411 in Whiteside County, 815-284-3371 in Lee County and 815-562-6976 in Ogle County.

The Board of Health is helping to education the public on how to eliminate mosquito breeding sites and to protect against bites.


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