A Santa Clara County The resident died after a long battle with West Nile virus, officials said. The man contracted the virus in the Greater Bay Area, the county’s Department of Public Health said in a statement. News release Wednesday.
In early October, authorities reported two invasive, aggressive. Egyptian temples Mosquitoes were caught for the first time in San Jose. After finding them at the crossroads, the district went “all-hands-on-deck” to eradicate the blood-sucking insects, which can transmit diseases like dengue, chikungunya, Zika and yellow fever. Research shows that A. aegypti can be transmitted West Nile virusAccording to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, however, it is still unclear how the virus was transmitted and specifically where the resident of Santa Clara County contracted it.