Easton had one of 13 mosquito samples found to spread the illness in this latest round of testing, according to the Pennsylvania West Nile Control Program.
New Mexico health officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in the state. There were 176 human cases reported in the state in 2018, including 17 deaths.
In rare cases, the virus can lead to encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) or meningitis (inflammation of the membranes around the brain and spinal cord).
People older than 60 are most at risk for serious illness or disease from the virus.
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Legan also had two 40-round magazines, and an additional 40-round magazine was found loose on or near him, Smithee said. Legan had a 75-round-capacity drum magazine-with 71 rounds remaining-attached to the rifle when he died.
Health experts warn to wear insect repellent, to avoid exposure to the insects during dawn and dusk and to drain any standing water, which is where mosquitoes lay their eggs. The new mosquito discovery, however, changes the dynamics of the district's operations when it comes to trying to keep invasive species in check - particularly since the Aedes aegypti mosquito is active during the daylight hours as well and has no problem existing in populated urban areas.
Sleep under a mosquito bed net if air conditioned or screened-in rooms are not available or if you are sleeping outside.
The Adams County Conservation District urges all residents, businesses, developers and farmers to be responsible and help eliminate mosquitoes by inspecting their properties for sources of stagnant water, like tarps, tires, buckets, construction debris, pools, plastic toys, gutters, watering troughs, and bird baths.
Looks like the West Nile Virus is still a thing in Toronto after a case was confirmed in a news release by the City of Toronto on Tuesday.