More mosquitoes infected with West Nile Fever virus found in various locations in USA

The virus that causes West Nile Fever has been found in mosquitoes in the following localities in the USA:

New York (Staten Island); Louisiana (Ouachita Parish); and Illinois (North Chicago)

Travellers to areas where the West Nile virus has been found can reduce their risk of exposure to the West Nile Fever virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of West Nile Fever.

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