Sunday, 18 November, 2018

Number of cases of West Nile virus in Attica increases

Illustrative image of a mosquito biting through skin Illustrative image of a mosquito biting through skin
Francis Osborne | 24 August, 2018, 06:42

Most people who become infected with WNV will not develop any symptoms of illness.

Two human cases of WNV-associated illnesses have been identified this year in CT. Agriculture officials say the spread of the virus in horses can be prevented with proper vaccination.

In a two-page press release, Interior Health said two dead ravens from the Kimberley area tested positive for West Nile. Horse owners are advised to contact their veterinarians for information about equine vaccines for West Nile virus. This is more likely to occur in those over 50 years of age and those with medical conditions or weakened immune systems.

"The few cases of West Nile virus diagnosed in the United Kingdom have been due to insect bites overseas and the risk of contracting the infection in this country is low".

In June, DHEC's Bureau of Environmental Health Services issued an updated manual with recommendations for mosquito control activities in response to West Nile.

The AP Preseason Top 25 Poll Is Out
While OSU opens at No. 5, it is the Wisconsin Badgers one spot ahead of them who take the top spot among B1G teams. Alabama is No. 1 in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll for the third consecutive year with 1,505 points.

Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United's captain for the season
Pogba converted his second penalty in as many games after Duffy upended Fellaini, but it was too little, too late for United. England men Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard joined the fray with United desperate for an injection of pace and incision.

Imran Khan offers prayers of gratitude after being elected PM
Paying his condolences, Imran Khan said that Vajpayee's death has created a void and his effort will always be remembered. It is expected to form a coalition government in powerful Punjab province, formerly a PML-N stronghold, in coming days.

Although the risk of infection from handling birds is very low, the health authority warns that wild birds should not be handled using bare hands. Panama City Beach Mosquito Control, Bay County Mosquito Control and DOH-Bay continue surveillance and prevention efforts. Identify and remove potential breeding areas on your property - empty saucers under flowerpots; change water in bird baths twice a week; unclog rain gutters; drain tarps, tires, and other debris where rain water may collect; and install a pump in ornamental ponds or stock them with fish. Although it may be hard to do when it's hot, wearing long-sleeves, long trousers and socks when outdoors will help keep mosquitoes away from your skin. This is important, particularly for people who work outdoors or where mosquitoes are found.

Some tips include: draining standing water to stop mosquitoes from multiplying and covering skin with clothes or repellent.

Use insect repellent containing DEET.

Check to see if the screens on your doors and windows are in good shape.

Recommended

Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality "But I'm getting rid of some of these ridiculous rules and regulations, which are killing our companies ... and our jobs". That rule aimed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants in an effort to stem the effects of climate change.

Samsung's $1,000 Note 9 is great - but so is the cheaper S9 Samsung's $1,000 Note 9 is great - but so is the cheaper S9 The launch sees Samsung Pay available to Absa and Standard Bank customers, supported by Mastercard and Visa payment cards. On the front of the device, there is an 8-megapixel sensor that takes selfies with enhanced modes for portraits.

Korean reunions: Families divided by war meet in North Korean reunions: Families divided by war meet in North Before leaving for North Korea, Lee said she wanted to ask her son "how he grew up without his mom and how his father raised him". After the Korean War, the world's most heavily militarized border formally divided the Korean Peninsula, separating millions.

Madonna called out for paying tribute to Aretha with story about herself The Root wondered where Kanye West, who famously interrupted an acceptance speech from Taylor Swift, was "when you need him". Most of the tribute to Franklin, however, was spent explaining the early origins of Madonna's career.

Amazon removes its 20 percent preoder discount on games Amazon removes its 20 percent preoder discount on games The previous Prime policy was a flat 20% discount on video game pre-orders, so Prime members would save $12 on a $60 game. Twitch Prime is a great way to earn a load of extra goodies if you consume a lot of content on the streaming service.

Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance While traditions may vary in different countries, the customs and religious practices on the day remains the same. It is here that Muslims believe the devil tried to talk the Prophet Ibrahim out of submitting to God's will.

UAE pledges Rs 700 crore for Kerala relief and rehabilitation UAE pledges Rs 700 crore for Kerala relief and rehabilitation As a helicopter hovered overhead, doctors checked elderly men and women lying on wooden benches in an engineering college. Thousands of people have been saved by the state's fishermen, many of whom headed into the floodwaters to help.

Djokovic and Halep defy tough schedules to reach Cincinnati Masters semi-finals Djokovic and Halep defy tough schedules to reach Cincinnati Masters semi-finals Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova was a 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 victor against Belgium's Elise Mertens to reach the last four. It was very, very tiring, the second set, and I just think that I couldn't really find energy in the third one.

The Hills is returning to MTV The Hills is returning to MTV Lopez, overcome with emotion, gave an incredible speech thanking everyone who impacted her career, including MTV. After her performance, it doesn't matter who wins or loses, because Lopez just left it all "On The Floor".

India ve England: Hardik Pandya leaves England reeling in Trent Bridge Test India ve England: Hardik Pandya leaves England reeling in Trent Bridge Test New batsman Ollie Pope fell for 10 when a genuine glance off Sharma was well caught down the legside by the 20-year-old keeper. Rahane came to bat at number five after Chris Woakes had sent three Indian batsmen back to the pavilion at the score of 83.

Donald Trump asks US SEC to mull half-year corporate filings Donald Trump asks US SEC to mull half-year corporate filings The SEC requires such companies to share profit, revenue and other figures publicly every three months. President Trump wants regulators to study a move that would loosen the reins on public companies .

EPL: Hazard takes final decision on Real Madrid move after Arsenal win EPL: Hazard takes final decision on Real Madrid move after Arsenal win Eden Hazard came off the Chelsea bench for the second-straight week under new manager Maurizio Sarri , though he'd rather not. Hazard has two years to run on the five-year contract he signed in February 2015 and has been pondering an extension.

Priyanka and Nick dance to celebrate engagement Priyanka and Nick dance to celebrate engagement First I'm blessed with an incredible future brother-in-law, and now such a handsome , inside and out, future sister-in-law". The priest who performed the ritual confirmed to reporters it had just happened as he exited.

Sergio Ramos Criticizes Jurgen Klopp as UCL Final Row Continues Sergio Ramos Criticizes Jurgen Klopp as UCL Final Row Continues We have to develop. "We are not the best team in the world, so there's a lot of space for us to improve in all departments". We are not in a situation [of] financial need where we have to do that.

'I've never been so happy with him': Mourinho praises Pogba 'I've never been so happy with him': Mourinho praises Pogba I don't think there was a standout person to be captain in that team, I just that that was ideal for him hopefully he can keep that.