Orange County child recovering after being diagnosed with West Nile virus – KABC-TV

California has seen 10 infections so far in 2020.
Signs of the virus consist of fevers, headaches, nausea and rashes. The symptoms can last for a number of days to months.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC)– A child in Orange County is recuperating after being detected with the West Nile infection and hospitalized, health authorities announced Monday.
The young client, whose age and identity were not publicly disclosed, is the very first individual in the county to be contaminated this year, according to the Orange County Healthcare Agency.

“The finest method to prevent West Nile virus infection is to take preventive procedures to prevent mosquito bites,” stated Dr. Clayton Chau, who serves as director of the Health Care Agency and as the countys interim chief health officer.
City News Service contributed to this report.

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