West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus Detected In West Haven Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus Detected In West Haven Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes trapped late last month in West Haven have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to state experts, who said it is the first time this year the virus has been found in Connecticut mosquitoes.

Researchers at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station routinely find mosquitoes beginning to test positive for West Nile virus in "late June to mid-July," according to Dr. Philip Armstrong, a medical entomologist at the experiment station. "The West Nile virus season has begun," he said.

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