Public health officials are urging Maryland residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites to prevent infection with the West Nile virus.
Baltimore County health workers have confirmed one case of West Nile virus. Now county leaders are taking extra steps to wipe out infected mosquitos.
Mosquito season has just begin but Maryland is already taking aggressive action to control the nuisance bugs.
Maryland agriculture officials will start spraying for mosquito larvae on the lower Eastern Shore this week.