Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus
05 August, 2018, 00:01 | Author: Angelica Greene
The first case of West Nile virus was confirmed in Virginia, Fairfax County health representatives said Thursday.
State health experts say the wet summer that's been responsible for numerous flash floods statewide has a new effect, an explosion in the West Nile virus.
"We advise everyone to take the appropriate precautions no matter what ZIP Code you live in", she said, in a statement. About one in five will develop flu-like symptoms that can include fever, headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea or rash.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, when people are infected with the West Nile virus, they may not exhibit any symptoms.
The most vulnerable to the virus are people age 50 and older and those who have weakened immune systems because of diseases such as diabetes and cancer. "By eliminating places for mosquitoes to lay eggs, using insect repellent and other protective measures, and targeted use of pesticides, we can all make sure Pennsylvanians are protected".
DEET is an effective ingredient to look for in insect repellents. Always follow label instructions carefully.
Wear shoes, socks, long trousers, and a long-sleeved shirt when outdoors for long periods, or when mosquitoes are most active.
The first case of West Nile virus infection in Virginia this year has been reported in Fairfax County, coming on the heels of a confirmed case in Maryland.
More information on the state's mosquito testing can be found here. There has only been one case of death associated with the virus since 2015.
In addition to preventing mosquito bites, the public should take steps to reduce breeding of mosquitoes on their property and in their community, said Pieter Sheehan, the Fairfax County government's director of environmental health.
Past year there was one non-deadly human case in the Louisville area.
Also, be sure door and window screens are tight fitting and in good fix to avoid mosquito bites when indoors.
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