This article references Georgia but has value in North Carolina as well, especially the recommended precautions.
—Tom Woods, Master Gardener volunteer coordinator
West Nile virus usually peaks between Aug. 15 and Sep. 15 in Georgia, but this year, doctors are seeing an earlier start.
Entomologists and public health officials are worried that a near record number of Georgians will be sickened with West Nile virus this year.
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