West Nile Virus cases reported in Tulare County

From FOX 26 News
October 1, 2020

The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency announced five human cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in Tulare County.

Two cases are confirmed to have contracted the virus and three cases are probable.

Public health officials urge residents to take precautions against mosquito bites, as mosquito samples positive for West Nile Virus have been detected in multiple locations within the county.

In addition, samples indicate that St. Louis Encephalitis Virus (SLEV) may also be present, posing a risk to the public.

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