(HOUSTON) — The Harris County Health Department confirms there are now nine human cases of the West Nile Virus in Harris County.
Aerial spraying is scheduled for Thursday night to contain the mosquitoes, said Harris County Mosquito Control.
Some 138,000 acres of northwest and northeast Harris County will be targeted, said mosquito control director Mustapha Debboun.
“It’s something that is proven to work, when you have a situation when you have a big problem, you augment with an aerial spray,” Debboun said.
Dr. Umair Shaw says they’re being proactive, but wants people to know there’s no reason to panic
“What we’re finding, in terms of where we are from human cases, we [are] busier than last year perhaps but not so different from where we’ve been historically,” Shaw said.
He recommends the basic methods of keeping mosquitos away: bug spray and light clothes with long sleeves and legs.
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9 Human Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Harris Co. was originally published on news92fm.com
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