EEE detected in RI for the first time this year

EEE detected in RI for the first time this year

EEE detected in RI for the first time this year

Dr. Tina Tan, an epidemiologist in the state, told New Jersey 101.5 that West Nile virus cases are typically found in late August and early September.

The resident who reported the bird has been told of the positive test, county officials said.

Colorado has one reported case of the virus in Jefferson County, but there are none yet in Weld County compared to the 27 humans infected past year, the news release said.

Three mosquito traps in The Regional Municipality of York have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

The state of Colorado saw 149 human cases of the virus previous year.

The testing of species capable of transmitting the virus is just part of the campaign to identify the presence of West Nile.

Rhode Islanders are also reminded to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites when traveling to Zika-affected countries.

"If you have questions or need help with a mosquito problem, contact the Lake County Vector Control District at www.LCVCD.org or 707-263-4770", she added.

DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you're outside, use insect repellents that contain DEET or other EPA approved repellents and follow instructions.

Residents are asked to drain any standing water near their homes, report any mosquito biting, standing water or swimming pools with green water. Less than one percent of people infected, will experience any serious symptoms. According to Joel Hemesath, director of public works for Greeley, officials spray about once a week based on the trap numbers.

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