August 3, 2013

Winter Weather A Strong West Nile Predictor

Bug spray is right up there with sunscreen as a summer staple! But how much you’ll need has nothing to do with the heat, rather a new study suggests winter weather is a stronger predictor of West Nile Virus activity. The new study offers clues that could prevent outbreaks like the one experienced last year, when nearly 300 people died from the virus.

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