West Nile detected in Grant County


Grant County Mosquito District 1 reported this week that a mosquito sample collected from a trap west of Moses Lake, near the intersection of Dodson Road and I-90, has tested positive for West Nile virus.

This is the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season and is the 11th such report in the state this year.

During the 2016 season, 51 samples and one horse were reported with WNV in Grant County. Statewide last year there WNV infections in nine people, 27 horses and 95 mosquito samplings.

There have not been any human or animal cases reported this year, according to the Grant...

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