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West Nile Virus

Fight The Bite! Avoid Mosquito Bites to Avoid Infection

When dealing with West Nile virus, prevention is your best bet. Fighting mosquito bites reduces your risk of getting mosquito-borne diseases.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
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Methods of Mosquito Control

Controlling mosquitoes, and exposure to diseases they may carry, can be done by chemical and non-chemical methods. Your first line of defense begins at home.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

West Nile Virus: What You Need To Know- (PDF)

West Nile virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness most often spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Find important information that can help you recognize and prevent West Nile virus.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases/CDC

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