Idaho has confirmed its first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection for 2017. "You know if you have been out camping or fishing, and have gotten some mosquito bite, than if the virus is endemic in the mosquitoes in your area, then you can certainly contract it from a mosquito bite".
Passaic County Mosquito Control has also begun using mosquitofish to eat the larvae and is also spraying for adult mosquitoes.
The City says there haven't been any reports of humans being infected with the virus in the area.
Mosquitoes transmit West Nile Virus by feeding on infected birds and transmit the disease when biting another bird, animal or human. That also includes ensuring doors and windows have tight-fitting screens with no tears or openings, and to eliminate all sources of standing water where mosquitoes can breathe.
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Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health say while cases of West Nile are found in Illinois each year, taking precautionary measures like ridding homes of areas with standing water and wearing insect repellent are still important.
Avoid spending time outdoors at dawn and dusk - this is when mosquitoes are most active.
The horse had been vaccinated for West Nile virus, but since it was 31 years old, an immune response might not have been triggered, according to a press release. "But homeowners and residents in Passaic County need to know they play a big role in mosquito control as well".
Drill holes in the bottoms of recycling containers, and check uncovered junk piles.
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Insect repellents with Deet, when applied (sparingly) to exposed skin, deter mosquitoes from biting.
Flush ornamental fountains and birdbaths periodically.
To gear up in the fight against Culex tarsalis, apply insect repellent and wear light-coloured, loose-fitting, long-sleeved shirts and trousers.
Property owners with pools are encouraged to keep them clean.
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