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New York has reportedly been hit with its first case of the West Nile Virus in here with more on that.
Fox is and a court and thanks for -- absolutely get 1 together good morning everybody -- -- is what health officials are saying.
That the combination of hot weather and stagnant water in the United States creates the perfect conditions for breeding mosquitoes.
That spread West Nile Virus nationally there are early reports of high rates of infected mosquitoes.
And a spike in the number of people who are infected experts recommend wearing insect repellent of course and draining standing water.
To reduce your risk of course that means.
Turn -- any buckets -- tires -- sand box -- is there anything you've got like that in the backyard now we've heard about lack of sleep affecting like your -- -- but also we're hearing -- -- affects the effectiveness of -- -- a lack of -- -- isn't just gotta leave -- -- in the morning -- could reduce the effectiveness of vaccines -- -- a large study finds that adults who sleep less than six hours -- night.
Are less likely to be protected by vaccines for viruses like hepatitis B compared to those who sleep.
More than seven hours -- so just one more reason to get some some additional -- and this last report surprised me 8% of olympians have asthma yet it's it is surprising Olympic trivia here for you this morning on a Friday about 8% of Olympic athletes do indeed suffer from asthma.
A survey finds olympians take asthma drugs to treat those symptoms the condition is most common among athletes who take part in endurance sports and researchers say extreme training.
Could be the cause of this and they're noticing that it's starting to pop up an athletes.
-- a little bit later in life and especially for athletes in particular who are exposed to cold weather and pollution so that's obviously something that people who are not Olympic athletes but go and work out on their own should be aware of as well -- especially if they're doing it extreme endurance.
Racism of like he said cold weather are OK with thank you can't we can't initiate it with our -- help fix this morning thank you.
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