Number of Human West Nile Cases Climbs
Mosquitoes Carry It To Most Of Indiana
The State Health Department confirmed four human cases of West Nile Virus in Indiana Friday. They are in Hamilton, Marion and Jackson counties.
Health officials are releasing no other details about the cases.
Mosquitoes carrying the virus have been found in 62 counties. Officials are urging Hoosiers to take precautions to reduce their risk of infection by eliminating standing water for mosquito breeding grounds and wearing insect repellent when outdoors.
Symptoms of the illness include fever, headache, body aches, swollen lymph glands, or a rash.