West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in CT, OH, & IL in USA, and in Saskatchewan, Canada

Health authorities continue to examine local mosquitoes and report isolations of the virus that causes West Nile fever. The latest places where the virus has been found include:

  • Trumbull, Connecticut, USA
  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Joliet, Illinois, USA
  • Saskatchewan, Canada

Travellers should be aware that the West Nile virus is fairly widespread in the USA and parts of Canada. To avoid exposure to the virus, travellers should take 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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