Second Case of West Nile Confirmed in Camden County

Resident in Sugar Land tests positive for West Nile Virus

The Mississippi State Department of Health says two new human cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in the state. WNV cases have been reported in all of the continental United States.

Officials have confirmed that a woman in her late 30s tested positive for the virus and they are now working with the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission to conduct additional spraying and mosquito testing in the area.

The most recent West Nile Virus (WNV) victim, according to, was from Canada.

It is noted that the first deaths in Romania was recorded in August.

Colleagues Describe Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford as Honest and Rigorous
Her lawyers said Tuesday night that Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her claim first before any Senate hearing. They also backed Ford's call for an FBI investigation and hinted they may not attend the hearing if she does not testify.

The virus can not be spread directly from infected animals to humans or from person to person.

The Ministry advised the public to take preventive measures such as using insect repellent, wear long sleeves and protect Windows against insects.

Iowa is experiencing its worst West Nile virus outbreak in 15 years. The virus is transmitted through bites of infected mosquitoes. Of these, 17 people died. In more severe types of infection, the virus can cause high fever, severe headache, stiff neck, altered mental state and death.



Latest news

Milner in awe of Liverpool teammate Firmino
After being sent on loan to West Bromwich Albion last season, the injury-prone England forward's Liverpool career looked over. Right at the end, we had the chance with Julian Draxler that could have won it before Liverpool scored.

President Trump visits North Carolina as governor pleads for patience
At least 36 other similar lagoons are likely to also overflow - and five are structurally damaged, according to the department. Trump added: "People don't realize how a very hard phase is beginning, even with the handsome sunshine".

Embattled umpire Ramos 'good' despite U.S. Open controversy
Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. And then 10 minutes later it was complete chaos as Ramos hit her with a game penalty for verbal abuse.

Caution urged over Capt Cook's ship find
Researchers narrowed down the search for Endeavor from 13 vessels to five and now are confident they found the right site. It was the ship in which the explorer charted New Zealand and Australia between 1769 and 1771.

SpaceX: Japanese billionaire first tourist to fly to moon
According to Forbes, Maezawa is the 18th richest man in Japan with a fortune of $2.9 billion. . Maezawa's trip to the moon will be made on board a BFR, which is now still in development.

Champion golfer found dead at Iowa golf course
Richards, who faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison if convicted, reported in a financial affidavit that he has no job. Paul Rounds, a public defender assigned to represent him, filed paperwork asserting his right to not speak to investigators.

Demi Lovato's alleged drug dealer is now wanted by LAPD
And I hesitated to ask, but I had to ask her - I remember it just seemed like the words took forever to come out of my mouth. But I said to her, ' Demi , I'm here. "I didn't know what to say", Dianna recounted.

What's the deal? Butler reportedly requests trade from Timberwolves
Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves , league sources tell me and @JonKrawczynski . In 59 games for the Timberwolves last season, Butler averaged 22.2 points per game on 47.4 per cent shooting.

Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records
The president tweeted Tuesday on the move, quoting a supportive congressman and adding: "Really bad things were happening, but they are now being exposed.

Google expanding Emergency Location Services to the U.S.
Google's Emergency Location Service (ELS) is already in 14 countries worldwide but comes to the USA starting today. Since then, the feature has expanded to 14 countries, with one more country joining the ranks: the United States.

Maroon 5 To Play Super Bowl Halftime 2019
Maroon 5 have been steadily and cranking out hits since 2002, so they'll have no shortage of material to perform. Along with "Moves Like Jagger", they have also penned "Love Somebody", "Sugar", "Payphone" and "Animals".

Trump to visit North Carolina as governor urges residents to be patient
The storm dumped more than 8 trillion gallons (30 trillion liters) of rain on North Carolina, the weather service said. At least 37 people have died in storm-related incidents, including 27 in North Carolina, 8 in SC and 2 in Virginia.

Kelly Clarkson Accidentally Spills The Beans About Her Upcoming Talk Show
Clarkson said the show would be "very musical" with celebrity guests, skits, fan requests and more. The singer promised her show will "be a little different" than anything that's ever been on TV.

Long Island man threatened to shoot kid he lost to in 'Fortnite'
He allegedly told the youngster "I will come to your house tonight and f*** you up", ABC 7 reporter Stacey Sager tweeted. "Mr. Michael Aliperti was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot a preteen boy who beat him in an Xbox video game.

US Open: Serena Williams breaks silence on umpire sexism row
Rowling was among those critical of the piece, saying Mr Knight had reduced Ms Williams to a "racist and sexist trope". I don't believe it's a good idea to apply a standard of, "If men can get away with it, women should be able to, too".

Other news