First Case Of West Nile Reported In Maryland
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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Health Department is reporting a Baltimore adult is testing positive for the West Nile virus.
The West Nile virus is transmitted through birds bitten by infected mosquitoes.
Symptoms can include fever, headache and a skin rash.
You can protect yourself from infected mosquitoes by avoiding outdoor activities at dusk and dawn and by using bug repellant.