From Action News Now
August 2, 2018
The first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus in Butte County has been announced Thursday morning by the Butte County Public Health Department.
According to Lisa Almaguer from public health, there have been 10 human infections of the virus as of July 10.
The virus is typically active from July through October with August being the peak month.
West Nile Virus is spread to humans by animals by the bite of an infected mosquito, once they feed on infected birds, according to public officials.