Use Insect Repellent: When used as directed, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents are proven safe and effective, even for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Always follow label directions.
- Drain artificial sources of standing water where you live, work and play.
If you must be out during these hours, wear light-colored long-sleeve shirts and long trousers. Also, any holes in screen doors or windows should be fixed so that bugs can not find their way inside.
In a statement, IDPH Director Nirav Shah M.D., J.D. says that while the end of summer is nearing, "West Nile virus remains a risk until the first hard frost". There were 63 cases in 2017 and one death, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
There have been confirmed cases in CT this season as well. Of that number, two were Montgomery County residents.
A health department official tells us in the last five years, the reported human cases range from 6 to 21, making the average 11 cases per year.
The CDC has reported less than 20 cases every year dating back to 2013.
Small air leak detected aboard International Space Station
Officials from Houston and Moscow will continue to monitor the situation as the crew works through its troubleshooting procedures. The leak was detected Wednesday night - possibly from a micrometeorite strike - resulting in a small loss of cabin pressure.
DC Universe Streaming Service to Launch in September
In addition to five episodes of DC Daily a week, original series like Titans will run on Fridays, starting on October 12th. The DC Universe launch day has been set for September 15, 2018 which happens to fall on - you guessed it - Batman Day.
Plot to kill PM? Varavara Rao arrested by Pune police
It issued notices to the Maharashtra government and the state's police chief and asked for a "factual report" within four weeks. Singhvi said as an interim measure, all the five be kept under "house arrest in their own homes".
Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of Trans Mountain
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said the decision validates his city's concerns about marine impacts and Indigenous consultation. The NDP leader said the Liberal government failed to respect Indigenous rights and must now stop fighting First Nations in court.