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Friday, November 28, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘mosquito’

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

West Nile virus cases necessitate emergency spraying   Reports of two additional human cases of illness in Loveland caused by mosquito-borne West Nile virus have triggered emergency spraying in the City beginning Thursday, Aug. 8. Because one of the people infected by the virus lives near Benson Sculpture Garden, site of the heavily attended Sculpture in the Park Show and Sale underway Saturday and Sunday, spraying in that area will occur Thursday night after 10 p.m. That spray ... Full Story

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

News Release West Nile virus still circulating in Larimer County: protect yourself against mosquito bites Though it may seem like autumn has arrived along with cool nights, the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reminds you that West Nile season is still very much with us. Since July 1, a total of eight cases of West Nile virus infection have been confirmed in Larimer County. Out of those eight, six had West Nile fever, and one was discovered to have West Nile ... Full Story

First West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes of 2010

First West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes of 2010 confirmed in Larimer County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mosquitoes from one trap in southeast Fort Collins have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to officials at the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. The mosquitoes were collected the week of July 19 – 23. “The numbers of Culex mosquitoes, the kind that carry West Nile virus, are increasing rapidly in this hot weather,” said Dr. Adrienne LeBailly, director of the Larimer County Department of Health and ... Full Story

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