Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Sugar Land
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Sugar Land
West Nile virus The mosquito-borne disease has spread in northern Italy
05 August, 2018, 00:02
About 20% of people who become infected with West Nile virus will develop West Nile fever. "It is imperative that Pennsylvania residents take common-sense precautions to protect themselves from mosquitoes", said DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell.
Mosquitoes of the genus Culex, the type that transmits West Nile, were collected in a trap on East Baldwin Street July 26, according to a post on the Hackettstown Police Department Facebook page.
Health officials said this is a good time to reduce the number of mosquitoes near your home by fixing any broken screens and removing standing water. Eliminate or drain all sources of standing water on your property, including flower pots, old vehicle tires, rain gutters and pet bowls.
The health department expects to find West Nile virus ever year, and so far there are no documented human cases of West Nile in Kent County.
Keep in mind to use insect repellant when you go outdoors. Bird baths, clogged gutters and kiddie pools are common breeding sites.
Be particularly careful at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.
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In Wilton, 185 mosquitoes have been caught in the trap on Saunders Drive and one tested positive for Jamestown Canyon virus. The pool of water that collects in a single upturned bottle cap can incubate hundreds of eggs.
Dr. Raul Pino, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, said mosquito-borne illness is a threat to take seriously, especially from now until well into September.
Last week, Maryland health officials reported the first confirmed case of a West Nile-infected adult in that state.
The virus is passed on to human beings from birds and mosquitoes. Long trousers and sleeves are also an important way to cut down on possible exposure to mosquitoes.
Initial symptoms can include fever, headache, nausea and vomiting, muscle aches and weakness and rash, but most infected people don't show any symptoms. While most make a full recovery, severe cases can lead to meningitis, encephalitis, paralysis and, in the most extreme cases, to death.
US trade representatives are trying to re-engage China in trade talks to de-escalate tensions between the two countries. In early July, the USA government imposed 25-percent tariffs on an initial $34 billion of Chinese imports.
And musician Kehlani, who also toured with Demi and DJ Khaled recently, sent the singer "huge recovery love". Hollywood singer Demi Lovato who was hospitalised for drug overdose is now "getting better".
Mnangagwa's government has accused Chamisa and his supporters of inciting violence by declaring he had won. Two additional parties also received one seat each and 58 of the total 210 were still to be announced.
Chelsea are set to hold on to Thibaut Courtois for the immediate future, according to a report in the Express . Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has tipped Maurizio Sarri to be a success at Chelsea .
Root was looking set to get a big one but a brilliant piece of fielding from Kohli saw the right-hander getting run-out for 80. It was the second time in the match that Ashwin had dismissed Cook, England's all-time leading Test run-scorer, this way.
But Musk said numerous trade-ins it received were mass-market vehicles, including the Toyota Prius and Honda Accords and Civics. Tesla said its capital expenses would be slightly below $2.5 billion in 2018, less than last year's $3.4 billion.
The Koch network campaigned heavily for passage of tax cuts that Trump signed into law a year ago and praised his judicial picks. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) in a must-win contest that could decide the balance of power in the Senate during the next Congress.
Another capsule, Spacecraft 1, will be put through an uncrewed pad abort test during the first few months of 2019. However, both companies still have to prove that their vehicles can fly to the ISS and return safely to Earth.
The extension also increased Meyer's salary to $7.6m for 2018, an $800,000 raise over what he was scheduled to earn. Courtney Smith can explain better than most why Urban Meyer and The Ohio State University are under the spotlight.
He says the situation on the ground remains tense and talks about the outcome of the election commission press conference. Mr Chamisa's party alleges that the elections are being rigged in favour of Zanu-PF, a claim ZEC denies.
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Ashwin then accounted for Stuart Broad (1), lbw too, but Anderson somehow managed to thwart his efforts for a five-wicket haul. Ashwin was the only wicket-taker for India in the pre-lunch session, bowling Cook (13) with a ripper in the ninth over.
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MDC Alliance's Tendai Biti said there was a clear attempt by Zanu-PF to interfere "with the people's will". Mnangagwa also took to Twitter , calling for calm and urging patience before the results were announced.
Swedish crown jewels thieves flee on speedboat
The thieves have not yet been captured. "We have some different information about how exactly the boat looked", Thomas explained. Two men were seen to jump into a motor boat moored just below the church.