CDC: 4 cases of West Nile virus in Minnesota

West Nile Virus found in Perth County mosquitoes

The cases, mostly in the western suburbs of Athens, mark a reappearance of the virus after an outbreak a year ago when Greek authorities registered 48 cases, resulting in five deaths.

Cases of the disease have been confirmed in 36 states including California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina and Texas, according to the CDC.

For more information on West Nile Virus, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/wn-no/index-eng.php or call the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit at 519.355.1071.

Health officials said that doesn't automatically mean there's cause for alarm.

West Nile virus is transmitted from birds through bites by the Culex pipiens mosquito.

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The mosquito that tested positive for West Nile, came from a mosquito trap on North Market Extension in St. Clairsville, in the area near the ball fields and walking trail.

So far this year, one person in Butte County has been confirmed to have the west nile virus, but the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District predicts there will be several more cases this year.

People who contract West Nile virus may show mild signs of illness including fever, headache and body aches.

People older than 50 or who have weakened immune systems are at higher risk for severe illness from the virus.

Health departments have also encouraged residents to remove items from the outside of their home that contain water - such as buckets or pet dishes - because it can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

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