A West Nile Virus "epidemic" with as many as 500 human cases is expected to strike Ontario this summer, according to new research from Brock University. The ZIP Codes are 40204, 40205, 40206, 40208, 40212 and 40214.
A man from Crystal Lake has been hospitalized after contracting West Nile virus in McHenry County, health officials said. Officials announced the finding after the a test performed by the Ohio Department of Health found the presence of West Nile virus in the sample. However, less than 1 percent of infected people develop a serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis. Oklahomans are at greatest risk of exposure to infected mosquitoes from July through October, the health department said.
As of Friday, the tally of West Nile virus-positive dead birds had reached five: an American crow in each of Los Altos, Cupertino, Santa Clara and San Jose, and a sparrow in San Martin.
Floodwater mosquito populations tend to die out three weeks after the rains stop and the sun dries out affected low lying areas.
To optimize safety and effectiveness, repellents should be used according to the label instructions.
The best defense against WNV is bite prevention. The Environmental Protection Agency has a search tool to help you choose the repellent that is right for you at https://www.epa.gov/insect-repellents/find-insect-repellent-right-you#search tool.
DRESS APPROPRIATELY-Wear long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, and socks.
To protect yourself avoid mosquito areas, cover up and use bug spray and get rid of standing water on your property.
Other tips include making sure doors and windows have tight-fitting screens, repairing or replacing screens that are torn, and keeping doors and windows shut, especially at night. Use your air conditioning, if you have it.
Remove all sources of standing water around your home and yard to prevent mosquito breeding.
In a QuakeCon welcome video , the publisher made sure to include release dates for Doom VFR , Fallout 4 VR , and Skyrim VR . Each game supports VR headsets and motion controllers - you'll literally throw fireballs in " Skyrim VR ", for instance.
The National Weather Service has upgraded its previous tornado watch to a tornado warning for most of Central New York . Storms like this usually weaken after dark, but may still be strong as they move into southern New England overnight.
He'll be remembered for his charm, his career spanning more than 50 years, his catchphrases - but also for his dance moves. Decades later, he experienced a career lull, then found a professional renaissance with " Strictly Come Dancing ".
Cricket Wireless gave Cena letters from his fans, who all credited his message of perseverance as a turning point in their lives. Then, one by one, more people whose lives Cena has made better show up to thank him .
Microsoft has launched a special edition of the Xbox One S Minecraft Edition Bundle for avid Minecraft players and collectors. Microsoft spent nearly two hours trying to convince gamers that the future of the Xbox brand is brighter than ever.
Big Ben , the great clock bell of Britain's Parliament, will fall silent today as a four-year restoration project gets underway. He added that if they do, "people could read into the ringing of those bells either a celebration, or perhaps the alternative".
Barron Trump , 11, was accused by an entertainment reporter for the Daily Caller of not "dressing like he's in the White House". The photo that used to criticize Barron Trump's fashion choices was taken on Sunday, August 20.
China's disarmament ambassador, Fu Cong, called for support for its proposal to defuse the crisis affecting its Pyongyang ally. Within the framework of this alliance, the sides hold joint military exercises on a regular basis.
Reciting late AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, he said, " Amma (Jayalalithaa) had said that after me AIADMK will last over 100 years". In a dramatic incident, Sasikala has been announced accused in the disproportionate assets case and she has been jailed.
A list of devices that will receive Android Oreo
Chinese phones have a heavily customized ROM, which makes it harder to push out the latest version of Android to its smartphones . Google has also published a list that includes all the HMD Global-backed devices, which will be receiving the update.
Almost 10 percent of Americans think it's OK to be a neo-Nazi
The numbers were largely unchanged from an ABC News/Washington Post poll in July conducted prior to the Charlottesville rally. He said white supremacists and neo-Nazis rely subscribe to the use of violence based on race, which he called "unacceptable".
No service at Bank as employees go on strike
The striking employees took out rallies from various places their demands, Prasad said. " The strike is a huge success". According to union leaders, around 10 lakh bankers working in around 132,000 branches will be on strike on Tuesday.
Gionee launches X1 with Android Nougat, priced at Rs 8999
Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG, 3.5mm audio jack, and MicroUSB 2.0 port. The mobile device also packs sensors on board including an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.
Top features, release date, device compatibility, and more
Google has already made improvements to boot times in Android Nougat , but with Android O , it is making things faster and better. After months of developer previews, Google has finally announced the Android O Launch Event to take place on the 21st of August.
UT ranked 25th in AP preseason poll
Not since Southern California in 2004 has the top team in the AP's initial preseason poll finished the season in the same spot. If the Cats can win one of those two games, they'll be in good shape for the Big 12 Championship Game.
Iraq launches offensive against ISIS in Tal Afar
The UN estimates that between 10,000 and 40,000 civilians are still living in Tal Afar and surrounding areas. And the Shiite-dominated Hashd al-Shaabi militia announced taking Tal al-Sabban village, Rudaw reported.
Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies, aged 91
Writer-actor Marlon Wayans, Will & Grace's Sean Hayes and stand-up comedian Dane Cook referred to Lewis as a hero and mentor. Prolific comedian, actor, director and screenwriter Jerry Lewis died Sunday at the age of 91 at his home in Las Vegas.
Henrik Stenson closed with 64 to win at Wyndham
According to the PGA Tour Media Twitter account, the pro also made an albatross at the 2010 Sanderson Farms Championship. Schniederjans also shot 64 for 21-under, while another American, Webb Simpson , finished four shots back in third place.