Officials In Fresno County Alert People About Possible Spread of West Nile Virus

From the International Business Times
July 17, 2019

he officials of Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District in Fresno County, California, have alerted people in the region about a possible spread of West Nile Virus.

The officials found 46 Culex mosquitoes carrying potentially serious viruses. While 43 of the dangerous mosquitoes carried West Nile virus, the rest of them had St. Louis encephalitis.

“Every year it’s here, so even though we do surveillance, we’re always collecting West Nile virus mosquitoes in this area,” abc30 quoted Katherine Ramirez, who is with the Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District.

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