Four people reportedly sick with West Nile Virus in Tulare County

From FOX 26 News
August 8, 2019

Four cases of suspected West Nile Virus have been reported in Tulare County, according to Tulare County Health.

Three men and one child have caught the virus. Three of those people are from from Visalia, one from Tulare.

Delta Vector Control also reports that St. Louis Encephalitis Virus has been found in Tulare County mosquitoes.

There is currently no vaccine or medication to treat either virus once you have it.

It’s reported that 80% of people that catch West Nile or St. Louis Encephalitis viruses won’t show any symptoms.

Mild symptoms like fever, headache, disorientation, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness, and paralysis may occur.

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