Pinellas Sentinel Chicken Tests Positive for West Nile


Residents and business owners are reminded to practice mosquito safety methods as health officials report an increase in the number of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus this year.

The 74-year-old died on September 12, according to the Health Department. Counties with at least one case include - Clark, Clermont, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton (2), Logan and Summit.

The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming three new cases of West Nile virus.

Through weekly tests, Mosquito Control can predict when and where West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes are located. "Most humans who become infected with WNV do not get sick".

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"Detection in chickens means there is a risk of potential spread to humans via mosquitoes", Santa Barbara County Public Health Officer Dr. Charity Dean said in a statement. Less than 1 percent of infected people develop a serious neurologic illness, such as encephalitis or meningitis (inflammation of the brain or surrounding tissues). "The evenings are cooler and folks may want to sit outside, but it is very important that they take personal precautions to avoid mosquito bites because the viral activity is continuing".

Wear loose, light-colored, long clothing to cover the arms and legs when outdoors.

· Use EPA-registered mosquito repellent and follow the label directions.