The 13th case of human West Nile Virus has been reported in Mississippi according to the Department of health. West nile killed 2 Mississippians last year.
There are several steps you can take to prevent the virus.
• Use a recommended mosquito repellent.
• Cover arms and legs with long, light-colored clothing.
• Avoid mosquito-prone areas in the mornings and evenings, when activity is highest.
• Remove sources of standing water around your home where mosquitoes can breed.