First human case of West Nile this year reported in Wisconsin

First human case of West Nile this year reported in Wisconsin

Health officials said in 2017, 51 human cases of West Nile Virus were reported in Wisconsin which was the highest number since 2012.

Health officials are urging everyone to protect themselves against mosquito bites after the first human case of West Nile Virus has been reported in Wisconsin this year.

Ten groups of mosquitoes, eight dead birds and 13 chickens from Contra Costa County have tested positive for the virus, according to the district.

Everyone is susceptible to West Nile, but a Thursday news release from the city of Grand Forks said the disease more severely affects people with compromised health and residents older than 50. Symptoms may last from a few days to a few weeks.

However, four out of five people infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms.

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At Stamford Bridge you can switch styles, players and managers but the resident magician remains their number 10. "I'm fine here. I don't want to talk about it yet. "For me there were many things positive in the first match against Manchester City".

Precautions include practicing the three "R's" - reduce, repel, and report.

-Apply a mosquito repellant containing DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus.

Reduce - make sure doors and windows have tight-fitting screens. The most common mosquito breeding grounds on your property are water in flower pots, gutters, pet bowls, inflatable pools and birdbaths.

The local health department or city government may be able to add larvicide to the water, which will kill any mosquito eggs.

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