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.
Even without taking a sip, some bacteria in floodwaters can be deadly.
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.
Larimer County health officials say this year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is the worst in two decades.