West Nile virus has been detected in the state every year since 1999.
Minimize time spent outdoors between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.
"Those people are at a higher risk of developing severe symptoms like a coma, tremors, muscle weakness, and paralysis" Indiana State Health Department Epidemiologist Taryn Stevens said.
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The truck-mounted control efforts will target "immature mosquitoes in the water using a naturally occurring bacterium to kill mosquito larvae before they emerge into biting adults". While mosquitoes found in Montana are unable to transmit other diseases like Zika virus, they are able to transmit WNV.
Clothing Can Help Reduce Mosquito Bites.
Using insect repellent registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (such as one containing DEET).
The province said it's also a good idea to secure doors and windows with well-fitting screens and to ensure no standing water accumulates on your property.More news: Russian Federation and the United States announce a meeting between Trump and Putin
West Nile as a mosquito-borne virus that can cause severe illness including encephalitis (swelling of the brain) and can sometimes result in long-term complications and death.
■ Install or fix screens in your home so they are fit tightly. Due to the known activity of West Nile virus in the area, birds will no longer be collected for testing for the virus by the Benton-Franklin Health District.
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