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DuPage County Sees Increase in Mosquitoes Testing Positive for West Nile Virus

CHICAGO (SCS) — In DuPage County, there are new concerns about West Nile virus as health officials say there is an increase in the number of mosquitoes testing positive for the disease.

They advise residents to drain standing water near homes and businesses.

Authorities also recommend wearing insect repellent outside from dusk until dawn, when mosquitoes are most active.

And even if it’s hot, try to wear long sleeves, long pants and socks outside to avoid getting bitten.


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