Mosquito-borne virus turns up in Ottawa County resident – WOODTV.com

People are urged to utilize bug sprays and wear trousers and long-sleeve shirts at particular times of the day.

The case of Jamestown Canyon virus is only the fourth validated infection in Michigan because 2018.

GRAND SANCTUARY, Mich. (AP)– An uncommon mosquito-borne infection has infected a person in western Michigans Ottawa County.

Many people do not end up being ill, however the infection can cause headache, fever and fatigue, the state health department stated. It can cause infection of the brain in uncommon cases.

“During the warm weather condition months in Michigan, there is always a threat of infections spread out by mosquitoes, consisting of however not restricted to West Nile infection and Eastern equine sleeping sickness,” stated Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the states primary medical executive.

“This is a crucial suggestion to remain vigilant and safeguard against mosquito bites throughout the summer and into the fall,” she stated.