West Nile case confirmed in Somerset County

Health officials in Somerset County have confirmed a case of West Nile virus in a woman who was hospitalized but has since recovered.The properties of

EDISON - Health officials in Somerset County have confirmed a case of West Nile virus in a woman who was hospitalized but has since recovered.

The properties of the woman and her neighbors have been inspected and sprayed for mosquitoes.

Health officials are reminding residents to remove potential mosquito breeding sites in and around homes. Mosquitoes begin to breed in puddles and standing water that sits for more than four days.

Homeowners are also urged to clean and chlorinate swimming pools that aren't in use.

First West Nile virus death of year reported in NJ

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