West Nile Found in Marion County Mosquitos

August 1, 2014 8:53 PM

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West Nile Found in Marion County Mosquitos

Officials have detected mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus in Marion County. The county’s health department found the bugs in a surveillance trap. No human infections have been reported yet this year.

Health officials have found the virus in 15 other Indiana counties so far this summer, including Morgan, Hamilton, Greene and Sullivan. That number is expected to rise. Bryan Price, an epidemiologist with the Indiana State Department of Health, says that while the disease is cause for concern, the W...

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