Remember that ‘other virus’? It’s time to take precautions against West Nile

From The Woodland Daily Democrat
March 30, 2020

Remember that other virus? The one we used to worry about before coronavirus?

Well, it’s back. In fact, West Nile Virus never went away and with rains across the Sacramento Valley over the past weekend and the weather warming it’s time to take precautions against potentially deadly mosquitoes.

On Monday, Gary Goodman, district manager for the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District, warned that stagnant water, coupled with warmer weather can create the perfect combination for mosquitoes to breed.

Fortunately, this first wave of mosquitoes isn’t as dangerous as those carrying West Nile, but those other mosquitoes aren’t far behind.

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