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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks & Plant Diseases


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Dill Interviewed on West Nile Disease Threat

Channel 2 (WLBZ) interviewed University of Maine Cooperative Extension pest management specialist Jim Dill about the increase of West Nile virus in Maine. Dill said the mosquito-borne virus is more of a health threat to young children or adults with poor immune systems. Symptoms for most people resemble a two- or three-day summer cold, he said.

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension


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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks & Plant Diseases
491 College Avenue
Orono, Maine 04473-1295
Phone: 207.581.3880, 800.287.0279 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System