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The First West Nile Virus Death Was Just Confirmed in Our Sister State to the North

Author: Mosquito Squad of Columbia

As we mentioned in a previous article, the threat of West Nile virus becomes greater during the months of August, September, and October. Nearly right on queue, the first death from West Nile virus was just confirmed not too far away in North Carolina. Protecting you and your family from coming into contact with mosquitoes should be of high priority.

Mosquito Squad of Columbia can take away your worries. With several months of mosquito activity still remaining here in Columbia SC, relying on a professional mosquito control company is the smart thing to do. Whether you’re in need of a barrier spray to keep mosquitoes out of your yard for several weeks, or are looking for your very own mosquito misting system, Mosquito Squad of Columbia can handle it all.

According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health in a recent article, “Officials are encouraging residents and visitors alike to take precautions…it (West Nile virus) can cause more serious conditions, including encephalitis, meningitis and meningoencephalitis in about 1 percent of cases which can be fatal.” There is no vaccine or cure for West Nile virus; the best method of prevention against the disease is to be vigilant. This means reducing you and your family members’ contact with mosquitoes as much as possible. Luckily, Mosquito Squad of Columbia has the perfect solution for this.

In order to keep your yard free of mosquitoes for the remainder of the year and avoid contact with disease carrying mosquitoes, call Mosquito Squad of Columbia today.