West Nile Virus Threatens Fourth Of July Celebrations

July 4, 2008

It is important to take note of the threat of the West Nile virus while we are all out watching fireworks, eating outside at a BBQ, or just enjoying other activities on this Fourth of July holiday..Washington (ChattahBox) – It is important to take note of the threat of the West Nile virus while we are all out watching fireworks, eating outside at a BBQ, or just enjoying other activities on this Fourth of July holiday.

The Fourth of July comes at a time when the West Nile virus season is getting into full swing, and it is important to protect yourself.

The best way to stay protected is to avoid getting bitten by a mosquito. This can be done by avoiding the outdoors from dawn to dusk. To stop mosquitoes from breeding, it is also important to remove all standing water.

On top of that, it is recommended that people use insect repellent, as well as clothing which reduces the amount of skin exposure.


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