Case Of West Nile Virus-Tyler - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

8/01/05

Case Of West Nile Virus-Tyler

Another bird in Tyler has tested positive for West Nile Virus. A spokesperson from the Health District says the Blue Jay was found in the 900 block of East Haden, that's in the South Central part of the city. The virus is carried by mosquitos. Health Officials say some of the best ways to prevent becoming infected is to wear long sleeves and pants when heading outdoors at dusk; spray on insect repellent; and, get rid of any standing water around your house.
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