West Nile Virus
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.
Boulder County is reporting its first human case of the West Nile virus of the summer. It’s the third human case in Colorado this year.
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.