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DPH Announces Second Human Case of West Nile Virus; Urges Delaware Residents to Avoid Mosquito Bites

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the state’s second human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018. WNV, a mosquito-borne illness, can become serious, and DPH reminds people to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.




Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that a 60-year-old Sussex County man has tested positive for the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018. The man was briefly hospitalized for illness in July and after a preliminary positive test result from the DPH Laboratory in Smyrna, the blood sample was sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for confirmatory testing. WNV, a mosquito-borne illness, can become serious, and DPH reminds people to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section announces year’s first finding of West Nile virus in wild birds

The DNREC Mosquito Control Section, in conjunction with the Division of Public Health and Department of Agriculture, has announced the first detection this year of West Nile virus in wild birds, indicating the recurrence of this mosquito-borne disease in Delaware.




Public asked to report sick or dead wild birds to DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section for 2018 West Nile virus monitoring

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife is seeking the public’s help in monitoring West Nile virus in Delaware by reporting sick or dead wild birds that may have contracted the virus.




DNREC Mosquito Control Section’s spraying season to begin with larviciding wooded wetlands

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife will begin its annual spring woodland pool spraying campaign Saturday, March 17 on wooded wetlands near select populated areas in southern Sussex county, to treat mosquitoes’ immature aquatic larval stages.







 Pages Tagged With: "West Nile Virus"

DPH Announces Second Human Case of West Nile Virus; Urges Delaware Residents to Avoid Mosquito Bites

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the state’s second human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018. WNV, a mosquito-borne illness, can become serious, and DPH reminds people to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.




Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that a 60-year-old Sussex County man has tested positive for the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018. The man was briefly hospitalized for illness in July and after a preliminary positive test result from the DPH Laboratory in Smyrna, the blood sample was sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for confirmatory testing. WNV, a mosquito-borne illness, can become serious, and DPH reminds people to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section announces year’s first finding of West Nile virus in wild birds

The DNREC Mosquito Control Section, in conjunction with the Division of Public Health and Department of Agriculture, has announced the first detection this year of West Nile virus in wild birds, indicating the recurrence of this mosquito-borne disease in Delaware.




Public asked to report sick or dead wild birds to DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section for 2018 West Nile virus monitoring

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife is seeking the public’s help in monitoring West Nile virus in Delaware by reporting sick or dead wild birds that may have contracted the virus.




DNREC Mosquito Control Section’s spraying season to begin with larviciding wooded wetlands

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife will begin its annual spring woodland pool spraying campaign Saturday, March 17 on wooded wetlands near select populated areas in southern Sussex county, to treat mosquitoes’ immature aquatic larval stages.