Ottawa Health confirms West Nile detected in area mosquitoes
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By Ottawa Citizen, August 9, 2016

Ottawa Public Health is asking residents to put safety first and protect against mosquito bites after confirmation that West Nile virus has been confirmed in some area mosquitoes again this year.

West Nile is an infection spread by mosquitoes that, in a small number of cases, can cause serious illness. Most people will not develop any symptoms if infected, but some may experience flu-like symptoms.