Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018

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

The product used will be a mosquito pesticide called Zenivex E20, which kills adult mosquitoes, but is not harmful to people and pets. Test results are reported once a week by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

Public Health officials say West Nile Virus is mainly transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito.

The Allegheny County Health Department will treat for mosquitoes in several Pittsburgh neighborhoods where they have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Wear clothing made of tightly woven fabric that covers the entire body. Mosquitoes only need a few tablespoons of water to lay eggs.

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Hypersonic aircrafts are vehicles that could be used to deliver missiles to targets around the world. Starry Sky-2, a hypersonic flight vehicle, was tested in Northwest China on Friday.

Use insect repellent containing DEET when outside.

The first appearance of West Nile was in late-July, with a crow in Sarnia testing positive for the virus.

The abatement district has increased treatments in those areas in an effort to prevent human cases.

Last year, 26 people contracted the virus and two died in Dallas County.


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