The illness can cause overwhelming fatigue, awful muscle aches and headaches, according to doctors, and people who survive severe cases of the illness report ongoing problems with fatigue and neurological problems.
Schroeder said flooding in 2017 promoted the spread of West Nile.
"This is the second year in a row that we've found pools of mosquitoes that contain the West Nile virus", St. Joseph County Health Officer Dr. Luis Gallup said. Otherwise, take extra care to use repellent and protective clothing, especially if you work or spend a lot of time outdoors.
The mosquito species most likely to carry West Nile virus is most active in August.
The District regularly conducts aerial spraying in the Plainfield area west of Winters, but also uses manual spraying to reduce mosquito populations and protect residents.
Sonia Gandhi appointed interim Congress party president after Rahul declines
Senior leaders also told ThePrint that no mention of any of the names making the rounds was taken up during the evening meeting. He made the announcement after a meeting of Congress Working Committee ( CWC ) at the party headquarters in New Delhi .
Kerala rains: Red alert in three districts tomorrow, over 50 dead
The situation looked to be improving on Saturday as the number of districts under red alert is set to come down significantly. Vijayan also said shutters of Banasura Sagar will be opened today so that the water level of Karaman river will rise.
Yemen's pro-government coalition fractures as separatists grab control in Aden
The separatists earlier took over the interior minister's house after he was evacuated by coalition forces, officials said. The supporters of the Saudi-supported Mansur Hadi government want one unified country with Hadi as president.
Health officials warn people against keeping standing water on their property and advocating for wearing mosquito repellent.
On Tuesday, the Southern Nevada Health District reported three additional cases and Wednesday one more case was reported. No human cases have been reported this year. Last year, the West Nile death toll was 11 in California. The virus's most severe form - neuroinvasive disease, which can cause inflammation in the brain - was also more common last year than in years prior, according to the agency. Unusual clusters of dead birds can be reported to the BC Interagency Wild Bird Mortality Investigation at 1-866-431-BIRD (2473).
DRAIN standing water outside your home.
Symptoms of both West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis are similar, the health department said in a news release, and it is possible the four patients actually have St. Louis Encephalitis. Visit the eNotification subscription page to sign up and choose the West Nile category to receive notification when Local Spraying Alerts are issued. Make sure that doors and windows have tight-fitting screens to keep mosquitoes out.