West Nile Virus At It's Worst In Years
Here's another reason to break out the bugspray.
Federal health officials are calling it the worst year ever for West Nile Virus.
A nationwide outbreak of the mosquito- borne illness includes 700 confirmed cases to date; 26 people have died.
In Dallas, where more than a dozen people have died, health officials have declared a state of emergency.
The mayor has authorized the first aerial spraying of insecticide in the city since 1966 to halt the spread of the killer virus.
A reminder to avoid mosquitos as much as possible- don't go out at dawn or dusk, use insect repellent, cover your exposed skin, and get rid of any standing water around your property.
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