West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus The West Nile Virus is still very active in Laval The West Nile Virus (WNV) is spread by infected mosquitoes. You can get bitten anywhere you go, even in the city. The virus has been in Quebec since 2002, particularly in the south-west regions of the province, including the region of Laval.

In North America, WNV infections are seasonal and occur during the summer and until the first frost of the fall.

Protect yourself from the West Nile Virus

Avoiding mosquito bites is the best way to prevent WNV. You can take simple measures to protect yourself from mosquito bites. In most cases, people with WNV show no symptoms. Some people may have symptoms like a headache and fever.

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