at the bike shop became the latest Austinite to die of West Nile.
…in print for a long, long time.
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have some other conditions? Elderly? Weak immune system?…
Take this one or leave it
Warren Levin, M.D. | Sep 6
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reports that West Nile viral infections have been highest this year since first identified in 1999. To date, it has spread to the central southern part of the US – Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Missouri. It is prevalent in California and Michigan, and continues to spread at an alarming rate.
West Nile virus epidemic typically peaks in mid-August but it may take a few weeks for the infection to manifest. Many infections passed by insects depend on the seasonal life cycle of the insect. Mosquitoes breed all summer and peak during this time because of the great deal of wet weather â€“ and standing waterâ€¦these are the vectors by which insects transmit illness.
An interesting observation is the rise of West Nile viral infections appear to coincide with relatively recent decline of the bat population in this country. The bat is the number one mammal in crisis in America, according to the U.S. the Dept of Fish & Wildlife. Bats play a vital role in mosquito control; in fact, some species can eat up to 600 mosquitoes in one hour! more at link
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