West Nile virus detected recently in Sullivan County

Resident in Sugar Land tests positive for West Nile Virus

The Indiana State Department of Health collected mosquito samples in Sullivan County on September 6 that tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the local health department.

The most recent traps to test positive for the virus were located in southeast Chatham last week.

"Labor Day is often considered to be the unofficial end of summer", DPH State Epidemiologist Dr. Catherine Brown said.

The risk of West Nile will gradually decrease this fall, but the threat will linger until the first hard frost of the season. In General, the virus has infected 200 people across the country.

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The latest reported cases are in Hinds and Rankin counties.

Officials have urged people in Greater Boston to use insect repellent, cover exposed skin, and move indoors when mosquitoes are active and biting. In more severe types of infection, the virus can cause high fever, severe headache, stiff neck, altered mental state and death.

A crow in Sarnia and mosquito pools in Corunna and Wyoming earlier this year also tested positive for the virus. People with these symptoms should see a healthcare provider immediately.

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