West Nile Virus
Colorado health officials are reporting 17 human West Nile virus infections so far this summer.
A Colorado West Nile death has been traced to a transfusion of blood that was screened for the virus, federal health officials reported Thursday.
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.
Colorado health officials say the West Nile virus has now infected at least three residents this season, including two in Larimer County.
Two human cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Larimer County, raising concerns about the spread of the potentially deadly disease.
There is new concern about the West Nile virus after two communities have reported mosquito pools have tested positive for the virus.
Summers, former state House representative from Lakewood last year, is fighting for his life. Friends and fellow politicians are amazed one of the smallest of creatures left him in critical condition.
Concerns are growing once again in Colorado about the West Nile Virus, but some people are calling for an end to the spraying that kills mosquitoes which carry it.