The most up-to-date information from Public Health Ontario shows there have been three reported human cases of West Nile virus, two in Toronto and one that is travel-related.
"Positive and suspected West Nile cases are a reminder that preventative measures are important", said Dr. Faisal Khan, director of the department. The Health Unit has been trapping and testing mosquitoes since June. A second round of larviciding will be starting shortly. West Nile is most frequently spread through mosquito bites.
The virus was first identified in Iowa in a dead crow in 2001 and cases of human infection have been reported every year since 2002. In 2012, the last time Dallas County saw a major outbreak of West Nile virus, 398 residents contracted the virus and 21 died.
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Samsung is increasing storage density by 33 percent with these chips, so it would be nice to see prices fall by that much, too. A new round of NAND flash production at Samsung could finally make SSDs in the multi-terabyte range affordable and mainstream.
Mosquito bites can transmit the virus. The most common symptoms of the virus are fever, headaches or physical weakness.
The mosquitos get the virus by feeding on infected birds.
Use effective insect repellent such as DEET or Picaridin.
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But only a small deviation to the north of the forecast track could also bring tropical storm force winds to the Big Island. As of 11 a.m., the storm had sustained winds of 40 miles per hour with a northerly movement at 16 miles per hour .
Cover up with light-colored clothes, long sleeves and trousers when outdoors or while in areas where mosquito activity is high.
Remove standing water around the home at least once a week to reduce mosquito breeding grounds.
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