Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control announced Thursday that several mosquitos in Butte County are plagued with West Nile and the virus is now active in Butte County. Mosquitoes may bite through thin clothing, so spraying clothes with repellent containing permethrin or another EPA-registered repellent will give extra protection.
Samples collected in those area over the past two weeks have indicated high mosquito populations, and some samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus, officials say.
Southwestern public health is reminding local citizens to protect themselves against West Nile virus, caused by mosquito bites.
Man falls overboard from cruise ship off B.C. coast
The Coast Guard later clarified there was no indication the man jumped. The body of a 73-year-old man was recovered Tuesday afternoon.
This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far
It was not to be for the young side but Prince William has said he "couldn't be more proud of this team". Despite the potentially imminent tattoo remarkably Powell is still supporting England .
Charles Oakley arrested for cheating at casino
A security team confronted Oakley and after reviewing the casino video footage, he was booked into Clark County Detention Center. However, a source close to Oakley told TMZ that the issue was "an insignificant matter that will be quickly resolved".
Alberta saw seven cases of the virus a year ago compared to the five seen in 2016 and between 2003 and 2017, a total of 514 cases were reported in the province. If you experience symptoms of West Nile Virus, contact your medical provider. Most people who end up with West Nile get it from a mosquito bite. Mosquitoes contract the virus when they feed on infected birds, then spread the virus when the mosquitoes seek other hosts to bite.
Minor, non-neurological symptoms include fever, chills, nausea and fatigue while serious, neurological symptoms include tremors, drowsiness, unconsciousness, paralysis and even death.