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Is an illness that transmitted to people though the bite of infected by mosquitoes. This virus is related to La Cross Encephalitis virus.


-        -Fever

-         - Headache

-          -Flu-like illness

Other cases involving the Central Nervous Systems (CNS) possibly will include meningitis (inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain) and also encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). The patient need supportive care until the illness resolves.


Person at risk of diseases include those exposed to infected mosquitoes. Jamestown Canyon rarely reported in Minnesota. Two cases have been reported in since 2002.  Cases of Jamestown virus occur throughout the United States but are only reported sporadically. In Minnesota, we have around 50 species of mosquitoes but not all of them get by on human blood. Only several species of mosquitoes are able to transmit this virus, including many that commonly bite people. This virus with higher risk of diseases from May through early September




How to prevent:

-          Use insect repellent Insecticandle, or Insectilotion on exposed skin and or clothing. Always follow the direction of package . Wear long sleeve and pants when weather permits

-          At home burn Insecticandle and have secure screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes out.

-          If camping sleeping under the stars, use Insecticandel premium which can last up to 20 hours, they are effective all night

-          Traveler’s advice to bring along Insecticandel to destinations where Mosquito-Borne Diseases might be a problem

Mosquito-Proof with Insecticandel