One Front Range town will start spraying for mosquitoes on Wednesday as the concern over the West Nile virus grows.
Mosquito’s carrying West Nile have been trapped in Weld County.
Health officials say a 53-year-old man from Adams County is the first confirmed fatal case of West Nile virus in the Denver metro area this year.
More and more Coloradans are getting West Nile virus. Eighty-three cases have been reported from the Front Range over to the Four Corners.
Larimer County health officials say this year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is the worst in two decades.
Backlash from mosquito spraying in Northern Colorado was expecting to bring dozens together Tuesday night to protest in Fort Collins.
Health officials say they’re making progress in their attack on the West Nile virus.
Two additional human cases of West Nile Virus in Loveland caused by mosquitoes have triggered emergency spraying in that area.
The town of Erie will be spraying for mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus Wednesday evening.
The state health department is reporting two new human cases of West Nile virus. Both are in Delta County in southwestern Colorado. That makes three confirmed cases now in Delta County and three to the north in Larimer County.