Monsoon Rains Lead To Increased West Nile Virus Testing

DENVER (CBS4)- Officials across Colorado are testing for West Nile Virus after monsoon rains have led to a spike in the mosquito population.

Colorado State Health officials have confirmed one human case of the virus so far this year.

The Tri-County Health Department recently reported nearly 4,000 mosquitoes captured in one trap in Foxfield.

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