West Nile Virus Making Its First Appearances of the Season

West Nile Virus Making Its First Appearances of the Season

The mosquito-borne disease has shown up in 13 states so far. Experts offer advice on how to reduce your risk of contracting the ailment. Health officials in the United States are reporting cases of West Nile virus as the season for the mosquito-borne infection is well under way. West Nile virus activity usually begins in June in the United States, and has been occurring every summer since 1999. Since the infection was first reported in North America it has been detected in all 50 states except Alaska and Hawaii. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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