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Wyoming reports first case of West Nile virus


The first case of West Nile virus in Wyoming this season has been reported to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), affecting a Sheridan County resident.

“We want to remind residents to take steps to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites,” said Katie Bryan, epidemiologist with WDH. The “five Ds” of West Nile Prevention, according to WDH, are:

Dawn and Dusk - Mosquitos prefer to feed at dawn or dusk, so avoid spending time outside during these times.

Dress - Wear shoes, socks, long pants and a long-sleeved shirt outdoors. Clothing should be light-colored and m...

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