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Crawford County bird tests positive for West Nile

Crawford County bird tests positive for West Nile

Los Angeles County health officials warned residents Monday to protect themselves against the mosquitoes that transmit West Nile virus, as the number of people killed by the disease in L.A. County this year reached seven.

According to Crawford County Health Director Gloria Wall, residents observed the crow and noticed it was sickly, so they reported it to the state dead bird hotline.

It is estimated that 20 percent of people who become infected with West Nile will develop less severe symptoms including fever, headache and body aches, nausea.

The Wisconsin Division of Public Health will continue surveillance for West Nile virus until the end of the mosquito season.

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Since 2003, there have been 12 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Vermont. State data show that there have also been two West Nile deaths in Yolo County and one each in Kern and San Bernardino counties. There have been no confirmed human cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) this year.

Wear shoes, socks, long trousers, and a long-sleeved shirt if you are outdoors for long periods of time, and when mosquitoes are most active, between dusk and dawn. "Mosquito-borne diseases can be serious and sometimes fatal".

EIght Mosquitoes breed in standing water. Drain areas where water can pool, such as rain gutters, wading pools and old tires.


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