Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in 6 PA counties
HARRISBURG, PA (WENY) - Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been reported in 6 counties in Pennsylvania. One human case of the disease has also been reported.
Officials say the mosquitoes that carry the virus were found on Friday in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster and Philadelphia counties. The human case of the virus was found in Chester County.
The State Department of Environmental Protections says Friday was the last time a case or mosquito carrying the virus was reported.
Common symptoms to look out for are similar to flu-like symptoms, such as fever, headaches, body aches, swollen glands and more.