Mosquitoes

 

Mosquito

West Nile Virus (WNV)

West Nile virus is carried by mosquitoes that become infected by feeding on an infected bird. If an infected mosquito bites you, it can spread the disease onto you. Everyone in Ontario who spends time near infected mosquitos could get West Nile.[1]

Government of Canada: Learn about West Nile Virus, its causes, symptoms, risks, treatment, prevention and surveillance. Also find information for health professionals.

Public Health Ontario: Learn about data and analysis, guidance and best practice, laboratory testing, and more.

 

Human Surveillance (human cases):

For more information:

Animal Health and WNV:

Please contact your veterinarian if you are concerned about your animals’ health.

 

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV)

CDC - Centers for Disease Control: Learn about prevention and treatment, signs and symptoms, and more.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus: History and Enhanced Surveillance in Ontario

 

Animal Health and EEEV:

Please contact your veterinarian if you are concerned about your animals’ health.

 

 


[1] Ontario. (April 9, 2019). West Nile Virus. Retrieved from: https://www.ontario.ca/page/west-nile-virus

 

 

 

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