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Waushara County Health News
First bird in Wisconsin tests positive for West Nile Virus this year Print E-mail
Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:10 AM

State and county health officials announced that a dead crow found in Washington County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first bird to test positive for the virus in Wisconsin this year. Although very few mosquitoes actually carry West Nile virus, infected birds serve as an early warning that the virus is present in the area and that people should be more vigilant in protecting themselves against mosquito bites.

West Nile Virus is spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected with West Nile Virus by feeding on infected birds, and then potentially transmit the virus by biting other animals or people.

Meningitis: Viral and Bacterial Print E-mail
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 11:07 AM

Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges, the tissues and fluid covering the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis is usually caused by a virus or a bacterium.

Last Updated on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 11:55 PM

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