TRENTON – Mosquito bites in summer aren’t new, although with mosquitoes in five counties testing positive for West Nile virus it’s important for folks to know the hazards of not property protecting themselves.
The Nj-new jersey Department of Health reported there were eight samples across five states who have tested positive, but that from June 9 no reports of a typical human cases. The cases have already been reported in Bergen, Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren counties, with an additional recent case reported in Atlantic County, according to NJ.com.
Warren County gets the many cases so far with eight, as per the Department of Health, as well as Somerset with two. Additional cases have gotten one sample test positive to this point. Every single state's 21 counties employ a mosquito control program, with state programs familiar with supplement those efforts, good Department of Environmental Protection.
Most people that contract West Nile shows no symptoms, using the U.S. Centers for disease control and Prevention. Around One in five folks who are infected will experience throwing up, with possible symptoms including headache, aches and pains, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea or rash. Most will recover completely, however some could experience fatigue or weakness which can continue months.
The CDC recommends anybody with symptoms according to West Nile to check out a health care provider who could order an evaluation to your infection. Treatment can incorporate over-the-counter pain-killer and IV fluids for hospitalized patients dependant upon harshness of symptoms.