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Paul why -- walk this family -- in the morning we from the park twice today and after work near dusk.
Prime time for hungry mosquitoes.
And now with at least one confirmed case of the West Nile Virus in -- sixty year old -- -- man.
It's time for everyone to be aware I had heard that it was in Florida I have not heard that it was -- -- counting until you mentioned it and yeah it would be concerned.
Everything -- off or -- -- with him you know maybe covering up a little bit more.
But it's kind of models -- Pretty bad right now the all out west now assault is -- us with tons of standing water countywide right now on this I guess most of the time it doesn't move much this small -- he blocked by Daley was teeming with mosquitoes.
Even as we did this interview.
This actually can be from -- single mosquito.
It's -- it's the mosquito that is out in the marshes and in the grass is away from the homes Hillsborough County epidemiology program manager -- McDougall says the final word on this case today.
We got very lucky in that one of our local providers -- salt patient and they contacted us to let us know that it was a suspect case.
And we worked with him to make sure that all the testing was done properly.
And we've got laboratory confirmation.
But the vast majority of people are -- have very mild sentence or perhaps no symptoms at all fever headache stiff neck.
They're actually is no particular -- -- for mild cases it's just runs its cycle.
And you get well on your own but for young children or people over fifty years old there can't be complications.
Because they can develop what's called the -- invasive form of the disease.
And that can cause swelling in the brain and some of these people will die so we think this as a preventable illness.
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