POSTED: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 9:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 10:58pm
The summer is now upon us, and that means mosquitos are out and ready to bite.
This week is pilez mosquito week in the Bayou State. Experts say summertime is when the west nile virus shows up. The first human cases of the virus in Louisiana were reported just eight years ago.
Experts said you should dump out standing water around your house and wear bug repellent.