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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘West Nile virus’

First Colorado case of West Nile confirmed

First Colorado case of West Nile confirmed

DENVER – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has received its first confirmed case of West Nile virus in 2010. Heading into the holiday weekend, health department officials advise people to take precautions against West Nile virus by wearing insect repellent and using other methods to avoid mosquito bites when outdoors. Elisabeth Lawaczeck, state public health veterinarian, explained, “Although we can’t predict how severe the West Nile virus season will be this year, ... Full Story