West Nile cases in Mississippi, US

Mississippi State has reported one new case of West Nile virus in Rankin County. Previously, this year, a total of 3 other cases had been reported in Hinds, Grenada and Lamar counties.

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Advice For Travellers

Since there is no vaccine or treatment for West Nile fever, travellers to areas where there is on-going transmission can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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