West Nile Virus
Colorado health officials have reported two human cases of West Nile virus, the first reported cases this season.
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.
The West Nile virus has hit one county in Colorado the hardest with more than 100 confirmed cases.
Colorado health officials have reported seven new human cases of West Nile virus from last week.
More mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Northern Colorado and that has prompted on community to take action.
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.
The family of the first person in Colorado to die from West Nile Virus this year says he “was the picture of health” before getting the disease.
Larimer County health officials say this year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is the worst in two decades.