West Nile Virus detected in 2 mosquito populations in Jefferson County – KMOV4


JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) – The West Nile Virus has been detected in two mosquito populations in Jefferson County.

The Jefferson County Well being Division stories the virus was detected in a specimen assortment on Sept. 18 in Hillsboro and in a separate assortment on Sept. 30 inside Excessive Ridge.  The division has carried out management measures within the affected areas of concern and can proceed to watch the realm for the virus within the mosquito inhabitants.

To guard in opposition to the West Nile Virus, residents are inspired to make use of insect repellents that include 20-50% DEET or Picaridin, put on light-colored garments and canopy uncovered pores and skin.


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