Six deaths reported in Arkansas from West Nile virus
|Updated: 9/27/2012 5:38 pm
||Published: 9/27/2012 4:20 pm
LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting 6 deaths from the West Nile virus, 48 total infections state wide.
How to protect yourself from the West Nile virus
- Drain standing water from your yard. Empty standing water in flowerpots, buckets and kiddie pools.
- Don’t go out at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes feed without protective clothing.
- Do use insect repellents with the active ingredient DEET when you go outdoors.
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