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West Nile Virus

Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites

Don’t let bug bites ruin your family's outdoor fun.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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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