How To Protect Your Family From West Nile Virus

Until this month, 42 U.S. states have already reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes and the CDC has received reports, of which 80% stem from Texas, Mississippi, and Oklahoma, involving a total of 241 cases of West Nile virus disease, including four deaths. This is a record high number of cases until the end of July since 2004.Marc Fischer, M.D., M.P.H., medical epidemiologist with CDCs Arboviral Diseases Branch said: “It is not clear why we are seeing more activity than in recent years. Regardless of the reasons for the increase, people should be aware of the West Nile virus activity in their area and take action to protect themselves and their family.”

via How To Protect Your Family From West Nile Virus.

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