West Nile Virus
Fed by unusually lush vegetation, rabbits have been breeding like rabbits around Colorado, increasing the risk for what normally is a relatively rare bacterial disease in the state.
The mosquito population along the Front Range is ready to surge and with that so are concerns for the West Nile virus.
It’s that time of year once again — mosquitoes are back in Colorado and they’re out for blood.
All the wet weather means mosquitoes could be a big problem in Colorado. And starting this week, the state will test them for West Nile virus.
The town of Erie is bracing for a mosquito invasion and crews will be setting up mosquito traps this week.
Patrick Mertens’ NFL dream was delayed by, of all things, a mosquito bite. Fishing in a creek in 2011, Mertens suffered a bite that he didn’t even feel at the time but which leveled the 6-foot-5, 290-pound defensive tackle from the town of Sterling.
On Friday evening between sunset and midnight, Larimer County will spray a high-risk area of southeastern Fort Collins to reduce West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes.
Drastic action is being taken in one Colorado city to head off the possible spread of the West Nile virus.
More mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Larimer County.
A warning has been issued for residents in Larimer County where health officials say mosquitos have tested positive for the West Nile virus.