To date, 31 counties have had mosquitoes test positive for West Nile.
The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee has scheduled an emergency session for this coming Sunday to discuss the current outbreak of West Nile virus in Israel. MS has reported 25 total cases.
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Dr. Monica Bharel, the state public health commissioner, says conditions are ideal for mosquito species carrying the virus to breed because of the hot and humid weather and frequent heavy rainfall. Mosquitoes lay their larvae in standing water.
Another measure to prevent the virus is to wear long trousers and long-sleeved shirts to avoid getting bit.
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In response to increased West Nile Virus activity, the district will be conducting targeted aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin engine airplane after sunset on Sunday, August 26th, weather permitting. Use mosquito repellents containing DEET, making sure to follow the directions on the container.
The NWHC recommends that individuals take precautions to minimize their exposure to mosquitoes which can transmit the virus between infected birds and people and other animals. Signs of the virus include flu-like symptoms, where the horse seems mildly anorexic and depressed.
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About one in five infected people becomes ill, and the virus spreads to the nervous system in about one in 150, according to the CDC. Veterinarians can arrange for testing of samples from horses suspected of infection with West Nile Virus.