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Ridgewood NJ, As New Jersey enters the peak of West Nile Virus (WNV) season, the New Jersey Department of Health and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are urging residents to take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito-borne diseases by taking simple steps to reduce populations of the insect on their properties.
New Jersey now has two human cases of WNV. The first case was found in a male in his 40s from Essex County, which was reported earlier this month. A second case was confirmed in a male in his 70s from Monmouth County.